DFID’s trade development work in Southern Africa

We found serious deficiencies in the TradeMark Southern Africa (TMSA) programme, which was subsequently closed down by the Secretary of State.

Score: Red
  1. Status: Completed
  2. Published: 6 December 2013
  3. Type: Other
  4. Subject: Trade and economic development
  5. Assessment: Red
  6. Location: Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia
  7. Lead commissioner: Graham Ward CBE

Government response

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

The government’s response to our trade development work in Southern Africa review is available to read online.



Review publication

Published 6 December 2013

Government response

Published 13 January 2014

ICAI follow-up

Published 18 June 2015