Independent report

HM Government response to the ICAI rapid review of GCRF

Response to the recommendations of the Independent Commission on Aid Impact (ICAI) rapid review of the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF), September 2017.


HM Government Response to the ICAI Rapid Review of GCRF

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BEIS welcomes the ICAI rapid review of the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF). We are pleased ICAI has acknowledged the role of the GCRF in helping to address pressing global development challenges. The UK played a leading role in defining the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and is firmly committed to working in partnership to implement them.

We recognise some of the challenges ICAI has identified and will work actively on the issues identified in the report with our delivery partners and across government.

Published 30 October 2017