On the other hand, after 400 investigations, which found 69 positive cases the , cost of detected fraud in DFID’s spend was £1.04m in 2015-16. That’s just 0.01% of the total, (and presumably conducting 400 investigations to arrive at that number cost a lot more than £1m). Which raises the intriguing (for wonks anyway) question, how would you measure the value for money of anti-corruption investigations?
This is a conversational blog written and maintained by Duncan Green, strategic adviser for Oxfam GB and author of ‘From Poverty to Power’. This personal reflection is not intended as a comprehensive statement of Oxfam's agreed policies.