Upcoming reviews

Newton Fund

16 Aug 2018

The Newton Fund is an ODA-funded intergovernmental research and innovation partnership fund under the responsibility of BEIS with a budget of £735 million until 2021

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CDC’s investments in low income and fragile states

29 May 2018

We are conducting a performance review of CDC – the UK’s development finance institution, wholly owned by the UK government – focusing on how effectively CDC has adapted its strategy and operations to help meet DFID’s economic development priorities and drive growth in low-income and fragile states.

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The UK’s approach to funding the UN humanitarian system

10 May 2018

We are conducting of performance review to assess how well DFID uses its influence as a major funder of the United Nations (UN) humanitarian system to improve the effectiveness and value for money of multilateral humanitarian aid. Background In 2016, the UK spent £1.3 billion on humanitarian assistance – about 10% of the aid budget. In […]

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DFID’s transport and urban infrastructure investments

16 Mar 2018

Although the importance of addressing infrastructure deficits is widely recognised, the current rate of investment in infrastructure globally falls well below what is needed. This performance review will focus on two of DFID’s five areas of infrastructure investment: transport and urban.

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DFID’s contribution to improving maternal health

24 Jan 2018

Maternal health continues to be one of the most pressing development challenges. Each year, nearly 300,000 women worldwide die from causes related to pregnancy or childbirth. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that about 25 million unsafe abortions are undertaken globally each year. ICAI is conducting an impact review of DFID’s contribution to improving maternal […]

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Year 6 follow-up

8 Jan 2018

Each year ICAI conducts a follow-up assessment of reviews published the previous year. This years follow-up includes the Prosperity Fund review, marginalised girls, transition, cash transfers, migration, Somalia and our inclusive growth review.

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