AFRICA - OVERVIEW DFID Bilateral Aid Review (BAR

2010/11 – 2014/15

Spend is largely to low income countries

Poor people living in recipient countries (millions)

Spend per poor person rising significantly

Spend to fragile states high and rising

Source: Foreign Policy/Fund for Peace - Failed States Index (2010)

Only 5-7% of spend in “free” societies

Source: Freedom House – Freedom in the World (2011)

Spend to “very corrupt” countries high and rising

Source: Transparency International – Corruption Perceptions Index (2010)

Spend goes to countries with medium or low commitment to poverty reduction

Source: World Bank - World Development Indicators (2010)

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