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.
Completed: 8 November 2017The Department for International Development (DFID) has developed a credible approach to enabling fair and open competition in its supplier market and to achieving value for money in its procurement.
Completed: 12 September 2017The cross-government Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) has the potential to help address major global development challenges, but risks being spread too thinly to achieve transformative results.
Completed: 28 June 2017DFID doubled its expenditure on economic development in recent years to £1.8 billion a year, with the objective of promoting economic transformation and job creation.
Completed: 23 June 2017In extremely challenging circumstances, UK aid is making a positive contribution to state-building and stability in Somalia.
Completed: 21 June 2017ICAI's follow-up review looks at how well DFID and other government departments have responded to the recommendations it made in previous reviews.