Completed: 10 April 2019DFID values civil society organisations (CSOs), but its funding and partnership practices do not fully support the long-term health of the civil society sector.
Completed: 26 March 2019The UK’s multi-billion pound development finance institution did not do enough to maximise the impact of its UK aid investments.
Completed: 19 February 2019The 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 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.