Multilateral Aid Organizations Must Show ‘Value For Money’ Or Risk Having Funding Cut, U.K. International Development Secretary Says
The Guardian: Priti Patel warns aid organizations must provide value for money or face cuts
“U.K. funding to major multilateral organizations that deliver aid, such as the World Bank, could be cut unless they provide ‘value for money,’ the international development secretary has said. Priti Patel was speaking on a trip to Kenya where she also indicated she wanted to use Britain’s £12bn aid budget to help deliver trade deals in the wake of Britain’s departure from the E.U. Britain gives more than £4bn of its aid budget to global organizations including the E.U. and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. The Department for International Development (DfID) is preparing to publish a review of the work of such organizations…” (Quinn, 10/25).