Following today’s release of the government’s National Action Plan 6, Elma Jenkins of Publish What You Fund and Bond’s Transparency Working Group looks at the commitments made, and what the FCDO and other departments will have to do to honour them.
What is Official Development Assistance (ODA) and why must transparency in ODA remain at the forefront of the UK’s international development work?
The UK government has published two sets of data which provide information on how ODA is being spent and on what. Here’s what the data tell us about the government’s priority and strategy.
At Bond and across the sector, we had a very busy year. Thanks to you, our working groups and many of our allies across the sector and beyond we achieved lots of things this year that we’re proud of. Here are a few of them.
With only three government departments meeting the UK’s targets on transparency on aid spending, we provide analysis and suggestions on how the UK government can ensure aid is most effectively spent.
With more government departments spending aid, how do we know whether it’s really reaching the people who need it?
The NAO highlights concerns around the impact and transparency of aid spent by non-DFID government departments and funds.
A new report measuring aid effectiveness finds that the UK is beginning to fall behind when it comes to aid quality.
The Bond Anti-Corruption Group reflects on progress made and next steps for six of the key themes covered in the UK’s Anti-Corruption Strategy.