The report, which is released as the Department for International Development (DfID) reviews its education projects, said the amount of aid money dedicated to schooling has fallen over recent years. In 2011, 10% of DfID’s spending went on education projects, but this had fallen to 7% by 2015. MPs call for a “significant increase” in the amount invested on education, especially early years projects.
Malaria related health expenditures and lost productivity cost Africa's economy an estimated US$12billion every year, a study has concluded.
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Haiti is one example of a trend. Though not all countries break down aid spending according to the type of contractor used, data from those that do suggest that a growing share of aid is funnelled, not through charities or non-profit foundations, but through consultancies and other private-sector contractors that profit from the work.
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