East Africa: Development Aid

Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office written question – answered on 16th January 2023.

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Photo of Hilary Benn Hilary Benn Labour, Leeds Central

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, which UK-funded aid programmes in East Africa have had reduced levels of funding since 2020.

Photo of Andrew Mitchell Andrew Mitchell Minister of State (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office) (Minister for Development)

In 2020 total bilateral Overseas Development Aid spend in East Africa amounted to £1.058 billion. In 2021, this decreased to £608 million. Comparative figures for 2022 are not currently available and will be published in due course within the 2022 Statistics on International Development report. Details on the FCDO's overall programme spend by year and by country are published online on UKaid Development Tracker (https://devtracker.fcdo.gov.uk/).

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