British Aid Money Funding Corruption Overseas – Report – 31 October 2014

RT logoThe UK government is not doing enough to tackle “petty corruption” in countries that receive British aid, a report warned.

The report was published on Friday by the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI). It found that while the Department for International Development (DFID), which handles most UK aid overseas, is trying to tackle corruption, it had failed to develop “an approach equal to the challenge, nor has it focused its efforts sufficiently on the poor.”

Therefore, the watchdog gave the DFID a rating of Amber-Red, which means it is performing relatively poorly and significant improvements must be made.
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