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Financial Sector Development Programme

UK Department for International Development

To enhance stability in the financial sector and expand access to financial services for the poor

Project Identifier: GB-1-104187
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 10-10-2006
Total Budget: £38,699,992

Support to National Malaria Programme, Nigeria

UK Department for International Development

To strengthen delivery of Nigeria’s National Malaria Control Effort in supported States in Nigeria..

Project Identifier: GB-1-104223
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 01-08-2008
Total Budget: £29,376,390

Deepening Democracy in Nigeria

UK Department for International Development

To strengthen the democratic character of Nigerian political processes and outcomes by providing support to key electoral bodies with technical assistance. This will benefit numerous Nigerians and change their perception about the non-counting of votes during elections.This will contribute to broader good governance by encouraging Nigerians to turn out massively to vote during elections and this will result in the election of credible leaders.

Project Identifier: GB-1-200274
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 04-08-2009
Total Budget: £35,139,989

UK Action Against Corruption Programme (UKACT)

UK Department for International Development

UK Action Against Corruption (UKACT) Programme reduces the incentives of corrupt individuals in developing countries to use the UK to launder money; and for UK business and nationals or their agents to bribe in developing countries. The programme will increase UK law enforcement's capacity to trace, confiscate and return stolen assets to developing countries and to tackle bribery in developing countries.

Project Identifier: GB-1-201021
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 09-12-2009
Total Budget: £39,126,318

Working to Improving Nutrition in Northern Nigeria (WINNN)

UK Department for International Development

To improve nutrition by providing treatment of malnutrition, including community-based management of acute malnutrition (CMAM), vitamin A supplementation and deworming, and promotion of improved infant and young child feeding (IYCF) practices. This will benefit 6.2 million children under five across five states (Kebbi, Katsina, Jigawa, Zamfara, Yobe) in northern Nigeria. This will reduce the prevalence of stunting, wasting and underweight by at least 4% over the 6 year period. This will contribute towards our MDGs targets by achieving a 43% reduction in childhood mortality (220/1000 live births to 125/1000 live births) in Nigeria.

Project Identifier: GB-1-201874
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 15-07-2011
Total Budget: £61,300,275

Girls Education Project (GEP) Phase 3

UK Department for International Development

Improved social and economic opportunity for girls

Project Identifier: GB-1-202643
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 01-05-2012
Total Budget: £88,299,996

TEACHER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME

UK Department for International Development

To improve student learning in six states in Northern Nigeria over 6 years. This will be achieved through creating a cohort of 66,000 more effective teachers of Mathematics, Science and Technology and English. For every year that these 66,000 teachers continue in service, they will improve the learning outcomes of up to 2,000,000 students in primary and junior secondary schools. In the Colleges of Education, a total of 816 lecturers, working in Primary Education and Junior Secondary School Departments, will be trained. In turn, 4,000 student teachers will benefit from improved training through pre-service methods in Colleges of Education.

Project Identifier: GB-1-202942
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 18-10-2012
Total Budget: £34,073,456

World Bank Governance Partnership Facility Programme

UK Department for International Development

To improve management of public finances, by working to improve their transparency, increasing citizen engagement in their use, and on better service delivery. It will work with the Federal Government of Nigeria, selected State Governments and civil society by providing technical assistance and support. This contributes towards meeting the MDGs by improving the developing impact of public finances in Nigeria by 2020.

Project Identifier: GB-1-202854
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 31-10-2012
Total Budget: £18,999,999

Women for Health (W4H) Programme

UK Department for International Development

To improve the number and capacity of female health workers in six states in Northern Nigeria (Kano, Katsina, Jigawa, Zamfara, Yobe and Borno) while at the same time contributing to women’s empowerment and gender equality in communities and institutions in the North. In the extension phase between April 2018 and October 2020, the programme is focusing on a “building back better” approach in the conflict and humanitarian areas in Yobe and Borno states and ensuring sustainability of the progress achieved over the last five years in Katsina, Kano, Jigawa and Zamfara. The extension is also facilitating institutionalisation of commitment by Federal agencies.

Project Identifier: GB-1-202694
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 01-11-2012
Total Budget: £38,205,743

Child Development Grant (CDG) Programme

UK Department for International Development

To prevent stunting in children under 5 by providing monthly cash transfers with nutrition education to 110,000 mothers giving them the resources and knowledge to provide their young children with a balanced and healthy diet. The project will benefit a total of 770,000 people over 6 years in Jigawa and Zamfara states by July 2019.

Project Identifier: GB-1-202978
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 12-12-2012
Total Budget: £56,518,529

Indorama Eleme Fertilizer & Chemicals Limited

CDC Group plc

A debt investment by CDC to Indorama Eleme Fertilizer & Chemicals Limited. The loan will fund a project to build and operate a fertilizer production facility. As well as being a major job creator in the region, the investment aims to contribute to improved farm yields and agricultural productivity, which are critical to Nigeria’s long- term food security.

Project Identifier: GB-COH-03877777-F304901
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 18-02-2013
Budget: Not Provided

Rural and Agriculture Markets Development programme for Northern Nigeria (PrOpCom Mai-karfi)

UK Department for International Development

To increase employment and improve productivity in selected rural and agricultural market systems in northern Nigeria. To increase the incomes by between 15% and 50% of over 710,000 poor people in the north of Nigeria through facilitating change in key market sectors by March 2021.

Project Identifier: GB-1-202098
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 27-03-2013
Total Budget: £50,814,993

Advocacy for Primary Health Care Reform

UK Department for International Development

To reduce maternal and child mortality by advocating implementation of new reform policies passed and enacted to reorganise health services, strengthen management, increase funding, address inequities and respond better to the needs of the population in more States. Advocate for six additional States to pass Primary Health Care (PHC) Under One Roof legislation which meets NPHCDA (National Primary Health Care Development Agency) standards; six additional States pass appropriately costed policies or legislation guaranteeing free maternal and child health care at the point of use; and National health bill passed and signed into law to improve health services. This contributes towards MDGs 4 and 5 by providing more people, particularly the poorest and most vulnerable access to quality health services by end 2016.

Project Identifier: GB-1-203654
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 22-08-2013
Total Budget: £2,060,336

Maternal and Newborn Child Health Programme

UK Department for International Development

To improve maternal and newborn child health in Northern Nigeria through increased skilled birth attendance, antenatal care attendance, immunisation rates, newborns receiving low-cost, live-saving interventions, and pregnant women and children protected from vaccine-preventable diseases. This will save the lives of 60,000 children, 42,000 newborns and 2,000 pregnant women in the six programme states; and provide 6.3 million high quality MNCH services to women and children of Northern Nigeria. This contributes toward MDG 4 and 5 by reducing maternal and child mortality; improve health system coordination through health sector planning and financing and improve demand for and access to high quality health services by 2019.”

Project Identifier: GB-1-202992
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 28-08-2013
Total Budget: £133,202,673

SANITATION, HYGIENE & WATER IN NIGERIA, PHASE 2

UK Department for International Development

To scale-up water, sanitation and hygiene coverage in Nigeria by providing 4.68 million new beneficiaries plus continued support to 2.32 million covered under Phase 1, with access to appropriate and safe sanitation facilities, hygiene education activities and a sustainable safe and reliable water supply to reduce exposure to public health risks and disease transmission. This contributes to our Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by helping to sustain and embed improved sanitation, water and hygiene practices. Phase 2 of the Sanitation, Hygiene and Water in Nigeria Programme (SHAWN) will benefit 7 million people in total, in six northern states in Nigeria by December 2018.

Project Identifier: GB-1-202977
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 20-09-2013
Total Budget: £96,519,994

UK Aid Match 2013–2016: giving the public a say in how a portion of the aid budget is spent

UK Department for International Development

UK Aid Match allows the UK public to have a say in how an element of the aid budget is spent. DFID will match fund, pound for pound, public donations to appeals made by selected not-for-profit organisations, enabling them to increase their poverty reduction and development work in DFID priority countries.

Project Identifier: GB-1-203559
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 18-10-2013
Total Budget: £122,799,945

Policy Development Facility Phase II

UK Department for International Development

This second phase of Policy Development Facility will continue improving economic and social policy in Nigeria by providing technical support to reformers within Nigerian Government to increase both capacity and use of evidence in policy formulation and implementation.

Project Identifier: GB-1-203922
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 23-10-2013
Total Budget: £18,499,997

Deepening Democracy in Nigeria 2 (DDIN2)

UK Department for International Development

To strengthen the democratic character of Nigerian political processes and outcomes by providing support to key electoral bodies, other relevant arms of government (such as the Legistaure) and civil society organisations. Credible elections, an efficient legislature and the scrutiny of government performance by an informed society will motivate government to perform better and be more responsive to the needs of citizens.

Project Identifier: GB-1-203851
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 09-04-2014
Total Budget: £47,453,946

Market Development in the Niger Delta

UK Department for International Development

The programme aims to increase the incomes of 150,000 poor people in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria, through improvement in performance and inclusiveness of key market sectors; raising beneficiaries’ incomes by between 40 – 50% by September 2018, of which 50% will be women

Project Identifier: GB-1-202585
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 29-07-2014
Total Budget: £22,148,991

Policy Research Fund

UK Department for International Development

To make DFIDs Research agenda more responsive through the production of short term policy research that will address the needs of policy makers by providing them with primary evidence that can subsequently be used for policy analysis in such areas as Health, Education, Conflict, Cash Transfers, Aid Transparency, Tax Policy, Social Protection, Energy, Payment by Results, Economics and Innovation. Short term policy driver research studies will be commissioned in the following sectors and regions. A series of case studies will be developed for Higher Education covering Burma, Ghana, Pakistan and Sierra Leone. The information available on Electricity Access and Electricity Insecurity will be reviewed for India. A study will be undertaken on assessing the Cuban Model of Medical Education in sub-Saharan Africa. A review will be undertaken looking at Social Protection and Tax in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa and Activity based Learning will be reviewed in Tamil Nadu, India.

Project Identifier: GB-1-204584
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 29-07-2014
Total Budget: £7,505,493

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