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.
Completed: 20 February 2015Around 13% of UK official development assistance (ODA) is spent by departments other than the Department for International Development (DFID). Our preliminary investigation maps spending and examines activities.
Completed: 12 February 2015The government has committed to spend 30% of UK aid in fragile states by 2014-15. This report examines the scale-up process.
Completed: 16 December 2014A rapid review of DFID's procedures for programme management, the Smart Rules, to see how they respond to the issues that we have raised in our 38 reports to date.
Completed: 11 December 2014The International Climate Fund (ICF) is the UK’s primary instrument for funding international action on climate change. This review assesses emerging impacts and whether the ICF is likely to succeed in catalysing global action.