DFID’s oversight of the EU’s aid to low-income countries

The EU is the world’s second-largest aid donor. In this review of DFID’s oversight of the UK’s contributions to EU aid – around £1.4 billion a year, 16% of DFID’s total aid spending – we have focused on the impact of EU aid in low-income countries.

Score: Amber/Red
  1. Status: Completed
  2. Published: 11 December 2012
  3. Type: Other
  4. Subject: Multilateral spend
  5. Assessment: Amber/Red
  6. Location: Mozambique, Tajikistan, Uganda
  7. Lead commissioner: John Githongo

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 this review is available to read online.


Review publication

Published 11 December 2012

Government response

Published 8 May 2013

ICAI follow-up

Published 12 June 2014