DfID To Push For More Accountability, Less Competition In Development Aid, U.K. Secretary Patel Says At World Bank Meeting
Devex: DfID to drive global aid reform, says Priti Patel
“U.K. Secretary of State for International Development Priti Patel presented a laundry list of demands to the World Bank on Friday: less competition between financial institutions, more accountability, and riskier investments in poor and conflict states. Patel followed the demands by renewing her pledge to use the U.K.’s influence over international aid and trade to ‘drive reform in the international development system’ in an address to annual meeting participants at the bank’s headquarters in Washington, D.C…” (Anders, 10/11).