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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 brief synthesises the progress made in governance and institutional reform based on four major international studies, covering a total of 22 countries.
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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.
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Has donors’ approach to anti-corruption work been adapted to circumstances in different countries? What are the results of support for combating corruption? These were some of the questions that this joint evaluation sought to answer.
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Why, despite unprecedented investment in anti-corruption in the last fifteen years and since the implementation of global monitoring instruments and global legislation, have so few countries managed to register progress? These were some of the questions that this report sought to answer.
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To understand development we must understand the politics that shape it. Evidence shows that in order to deliver sustainable international development we must be able to understand and work with its politics.
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The paper discusses the importance of establishing a theory of change to demonstrate the causal relationship between V&A interventions and wider development impacts, but further work is required to establish the links between outcome and impact through V&A work.
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Citizens’ Voice and Accountability (CV&A) work has emerged as a priority in the international development agenda from the 1990s onwards.