Completed: 16 December 2016Globally nearly 62 million girls miss out on an education. The UK has made a strong commitment to tackling this huge problem, but is falling short of its ambitions to educate the poorest and most vulnerable girls.
When aid relationships change: DFID’s approach to managing exit and transition in its development partnerships
Completed: 16 November 2016Managing the transition from traditional aid to new kinds of development partnerships is increasingly important for the Department for International Development (DFID) in the current aid landscape.
Completed: 27 September 2016ICAI examined DFID’s efforts to influence the international tax reform agenda, to make new tax standards accessible to developing countries.
Completed: 9 August 2016Effective management of fiduciary risk is key to achieving value for money and ensuring that UK aid makes maximum impact.
Completed: 24 May 2016UK aid has reached 62.9 million people with water, sanitation and hygiene interventions over five years, but must do more to ensure these improvements are sustainable.
Completed: 17 May 2016UK aid has made a significant contribution to tackling violence against women and girls (VAWG).
Completed: 7 January 2016This paper explores the changing context for UK aid in 2015, following the introduction of the Global Goals and the launch of the new five-year UK aid strategy, and the implications for ICAI’s mandate to provide independent scrutiny of the aid programme.
Completed: 18 June 2015The follow-up work undertaken for this report covers 22 of the 35 reports published during ICAI's first three years. We assess how DFID has responded to our recommendations.
Completed: 11 June 2015This report reviews ICAI’s previous 44 reports and looks at how well DFID ensures positive, long-term, transformative change across its work.
Completed: 11 June 2015The Department for International Development (DFID) spends almost two thirds of its budget through multilateral agencies. This review considers how well DFID engages with them to achieve impact.
Completed: 21 May 2015Businesses are playing an increasing role in development. This review assesses how well the Department for International Development (DFID) is working with and through businesses to benefit people living in poverty.
Completed: 5 March 2015Our review looks strategically at security and justice assistance. This is an increasingly important area as more UK aid is devoted to fragile and conflict-affected states.