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.
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.