Value for Money in Aid

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The UK’s aid budget exceeds £11 billion pounds and is undergoing a major shift in its focus, with reduced commitments to some of its traditional partners like World Bank and a reduced focus on Africa in its bilateral aid. The creation of the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) creates an opportunity for greater coherence of policy and challenges to maintain the UK’s reputation for transparency and impact in its development work. CGD is exploring the policy, and governance framework around UK aid to identify how to ensure it is well-spent.