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.
Completed: 10 March 2017UK aid interventions designed to address irregular migration through the central Mediterranean are currently some distance from making a measurable impact.
Completed: 7 February 2017The Prosperity Fund needs to continue to improve its systems and processes to support the pace and scale of delivery.
Completed: 12 January 2017UK aid is succeeding in alleviating extreme poverty through its support for cash transfer programmes.
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.