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DFID’s approach to supporting inclusive growth in Africa

Client:
Independent Commission for Aid Impact
Year:
2017

In this review, the ICAI/Agulhas team looked at DFID’s progress in promoting economic transformation and job creation, focusing on Africa. This was a learning review to identify what works and how to develop a credible approach.

Overall, DFID’s focus on economic transformation was an appropriate response to the development challenges facing Africa and a welcome increase in the ambition of its economic development work. The new strategy makes positive commitments to politically smart approaches and economic inclusion. However, to put these into practice, DFID will need a stronger focus on the policy and institutional dimensions of economic transformation and a more systematic approach to economic inclusion

 

The review will be discussed at the International Development Committee (IDC) in Parliament.

Areas of Expertise

Aid policy

  • Aid architecture
  • Aid effectiveness

Governance

  • Political Economy analysis

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