Completed: 18 December 2018DFID 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 2018DFID 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 2018We found good performance on strategic approach and supporting multilateral finance, but a mixed record in the delivery of bilateral programmes.
Achieving value for money through procurement Part 2: DFID’s approach to value for money through tendering and contract management
Completed: 25 September 2018An appropriate overall approach to procurement with good performance in most areas of tendering, but significant weaknesses in contract management.
Completed: 29 June 2018ICAI’s follow-up review looks at how well DFID and other government departments have responded to our key findings and the recommendations we made in 2016-17 reviews.
Completed: 22 June 2018DFID’s governance work in Nepal and Uganda is tailored to the country contexts and largely achieving its intended outcomes, but needs a stronger strategic orientation and approach to learning.
Completed: 24 May 2018DFID overcame substantial barriers to the delivery of aid, such as food, shelter and vaccines but took too long to put the required staffing and resources in place
Completed: 16 May 2018Around one in six people in developing countries live with a disability. As a group, they tend to be poorer, and suffer more discrimination, exclusion and violence than the rest of the population.
Completed: 29 March 2018Shortcomings in aid programmes delivered as part of the government’s CSSF are undermining its contribution to building peace, stability and security.
Completed: 28 February 2018DFID has taken a well-considered approach to mainstreaming resilience to natural disasters, and has helped to promote the inclusion of resilience into the global development agenda.
Completed: 20 February 2018The Department for International Development’s approach to value for money is helping to make UK aid spending go further, but improvements are still needed.
Completed: 31 January 2018While health has been a major focus of UK aid for many years, the response to and lessons from the Ebola crisis stimulated a rapid scaling up of activity and spending to address global health threats.