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Value for money
DFID responds to a report by the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI) on our work with Civil Society Organisations, which includes charities and NGOs.
Today ICAI published a report looking at CDC's investments in low-income and fragile states. Find out how the UK's development finance institution is helping boost economic growth in developing countries.
Our UK aid budget only goes up when the UK economy grows, a sign of our economic success.
The Daily Mail today (Saturday 4 August) reports that the UK is to double its funding of a scheme that gives cash and debit card payments directly to needy families in developing countries. This is based on a commitment The Department For …
A story in today’s Daily Mail refers to the UK Government giving aid to China, India and Nigeria while public services in Britain are “crying out for cash”. The Department For International Development is responsible for around 72.5% of the …
Papers have today reacted to the latest statistics on international development, published yesterday, which show the aid budget grew to nearly £14 billion in 2017 – because of the UK’s economic success. The Daily Mail and The Sun have suggested …
Today’s Mail on Sunday reports that China is set to give the Russian government money as part of the country's aid and loan programmes, while claiming that the UK government gives aid to China. To be clear, no UK aid goes to Russia and in fact no DFID money goes to China.
The Daily Mail today reports that Adam Smith International have ended their voluntary withdrawal from the DFID procurement process and can now bid for new DFID contracts.
Today (20 February), the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI) published a review into how well the Department for International Development spends money. Its findings were broadly positive, saying DFID is a “global champion” when it came to value for money, and it was helping to make UK aid spending go further.