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The ICAI report concludes that, in the right conditions, budget support is an effective way of providing development assistance but its practical value varies according to the country context.
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DFID's choice of UNDP as the primary channel for electoral assistance is credible. DFID should, however, make efforts to cultivate alternative or additional deliverypartners to complement its work with UNDP.
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This report covers DFID’s systems and controls of assessment but not the value for money or effectiveness of the programmes themselves.
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Girl Hub was established in February 2010 to help decision-makers and donors do more to address the needs and rights of adolescent girls. Girl Hub aims to be a catalyst.
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DFID provides effective oversight of the World Bank, as a shareholder and as a donor. DFID and the UK Delegation to the World Bank engage effectively with the Bank’s management to influence priorities, monitor delivery, improve effectiveness and learn from their experience.
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This is the report of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee Evaluation of the Humanitarian Response to South Central Somalia from 2005 to 2010.
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This document reviews the empirical evidence of what works in low- and middle-income countries to prevent violence against women by their husbands and other male partners.
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With a strong focus on the impact for intended beneficiaries and the robustness of delivery approaches, the report establishes a set of guiding criteria for whether aid is fit for purpose and being used to tackle the most important issues.
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The report has found that UK funds provide critical support and have had a substantial and positive impact, most notably for those living with HIV/AIDS.
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The UK Government recently announced an increase in the proportion of the aid budget going to fragile and conflict-affected countries. ICAI concludes that this focus on fragile states, with the planned increase of the aid budget, will expose UK aid to higher levels of corruption risk.