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Evaluation of the Inter-Departmental Conflict Pool (ICAI)


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Evaluation of the Conflict Pool’s Official Development Assistance

The Conflict Pool is a funding mechanism for conflict prevention activities, managed jointly by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, DFID and the Ministry of Defence. Based on case studies of Pakistan and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), this evaluation of the Conflict Pool’s Official Development Assistance element assesses whether it has led to a coherent, strategic and effective UK approach to conflict prevention.

This report was prepared by ICAI with the assistance of KPMG LLP, Agulhas Applied Knowledge, Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA) and the Swedish Institute for Public Administration (SIPU International).

Areas of Expertise

Aid policy

  • Aid effectiveness
  • Performance management and accountability

Conflict and fragility

  • Disaster preparedness
  • Conflict assessment and reduction

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