Assessing DFID’s results in nutrition

The government has beaten its goal of reaching people in some of the world’s poorest countries with nutrition services – but with malnutrition set to rise as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, it should do more to help the most vulnerable.

Score: Green/Amber
  1. Status: Completed
  2. Published: 16 September 2020
  3. Type: Results review
  4. Subject: Global health
  5. Assessment: Green/Amber
  6. Location: Ethiopia, Zambia
  7. Lead commissioner: Tamsyn Barton
  8. SDGs covered:No poverty, Reduced inequalities, Zero hunger, Good health and wellbeing, Clean water and sanitation

Government response

The government publishes a response to all ICAI reviews, indicating whether they ‘accept’, ‘partially accept’ or ‘reject’ each of ICAI’s recommendation and setting out the management actions that they propose to take in response.

The government’s response to our nutrition review is available to read online.

Read the government response

 

Timeline

Approach

Published 20 December 2019

Evidence gathering

Complete

Review publication

Published 16 September 2020

Government response

Published 28 October 2020

Parliamentary scrutiny

IDC hearing 24 February 2021

ICAI follow-up

Expected summer 2022