Completed: 23 October 2019
The government is increasingly spending foreign aid in areas where it can deliver benefits to both the UK economy and countries eligible for aid – but care must be taken to ensure the primary aim of poverty reduction isn’t diluted or lost.
Completed: 12 September 2019
Departments with new aid budgets are increasingly developing their understanding of how to use aid effectively - but more should be done to integrate learning into international development spending across government to ensure value for money.
Completed: 19 February 2019
The UK’s International Climate Finance shows a convincing approach to promoting low-carbon development and has made a strong commitment to joint international action.
Completed: 18 December 2018
DFID has a strong strategy for using its funding and influence to strengthen UN humanitarian agencies and global humanitarian practice, but its record to date in promoting practical reforms is mixed.
Completed: 30 October 2018
DFID programmes have expanded access to family planning and some maternal health services, but a renewed effort is required to reach young women and girls and to generate lasting impacts on quality of care and maternal health outcomes.
Completed: 12 October 2018
We found good performance on strategic approach and supporting multilateral finance, but a mixed record in the delivery of bilateral programmes.
Completed: 25 September 2018
An appropriate overall approach to procurement with good performance in most areas of tendering, but significant weaknesses in contract management.