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PM pledges 0.7% aid spending must serve UK’s interests

Theresa May announces that UK aid will be used to further private sector investment in Africa and to serve the UK's national security interests.

Aid hub

International aid forms an important part of a complex set of international development interventions that aim to lift people out of poverty and support countries to become self-sustaining.

This hub brings together the most useful aid resources to support those wanting to stand up for aid, and it gathers the latest news and views about international aid.

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Aid resources

Man stands in destroyed Tacloban after Typhoon Haiyan
Learnings based on Tearfund's response to Typhoon Haiyan, which hit South East Asia in 2013.
8 August 2018
Displaced people crossing the border from Ivory Coast to Liberia
The Global Humanitarian Assistance Report navigates through the financing landscape, looking in detail at where resources are needed, who they come from, where they go and how they get there
19 June 2018
Beekeeper in Guatemala
This report from ICAI finds that DFID's approach to value for money helps to make UK aid spending go further, but there is room for improvement.
21 February 2018
Digital world and connections
The Donor Tracker is an online resource that offers free, independent, up-to-date analysis of 14 major OECD donors.
9 February 2018
The Transition from Aid
This discussion paper from THET makes the case that for aid to alleviate extreme poverty in the poorest countries it is important to recognise the role of UK engagement with middle-income countries.
25 January 2018
Women carrying water in Ethiopia
This report provides lots of information on the successes and failures of the EU and member states when it comes to aid targets.
17 October 2017

Aid news and views from Bond

Women carrying water back from Jamam to the refugee camp
30 March 2020
As Covid-19 forces countries to make decisions that could affect societies for decades, the UK has the chance to demonstrate global leadership that delivers for the world's most vulnerable.
Shelter provided by UK aid for people displaced by Daesh in Iraq
24 March 2020
With the IDC announcing an enquiry into aid effectiveness, we examine the issues we'd like to see addressed and what the review should focus on.
Helping rural women farmers in Nepal's Terai
28 February 2020
A look at the final DAC figures for 2018. With overall spend going down compared to 2017, where has aid money been spent and who has benefited the most?