Aid is not only about quantity, it is about quality too! It needs to reach the people who need it the most. Our new paper who owns Development Effectiveness? A European Reality Check analyses how EU aid is actually used based on the outcome of the last monitoring round of the Global Partnership for Development Effectiveness (GPEDC). This paper puts forward a series of recommendations based on a set of some selected indicators.
Aid effectiveness in 3 figures:
CSOs were engaged by development partners to prepare country strategies
Of reporting EU member states decreased their use of country owned results frameworks and planning tools (Indicator 1a)
Is the share of EU institutions use of partner country financial management system (indicator 9
By looking at 4 indicators, this paper analyses how EU aid is actually performing:
- Does aid focus on results?
- Does aid promote country ownership?
- Does aid promote inclusiveness?
- And finally, is aid transparent and accountable?