The aim of PIDG is to mobilise private investment in infrastructure, in order to increase service provision for the poor, boost economic growth, trade and jobs to alleviate poverty in the world’s poorest countries.
To increase the use of family planning methods to reduce maternal deaths and prevent the use and access to unsafe abortion, including for marginalised and young women. It will enable women in target countries to safely plan their pregnancies and improve their sexual and reproductive health. It will progress towards Universal Reproductive Health and Rights [SDGs 3.7 and 5.6]. It will support a range of services including family planning, education and behaviour change, prevention of unsafe abortion and other integrated sexual and reproductive health services. By 2020, the programme aims to have supported an additional 4.1m family planning users. It will avert up to 9.4m unsafe abortions and 8.9m unintended pregnancies, and provide 23m couple years of family planning protection.
A global programme supporting governance and market reforms aimed at reducing the illegal use of forest resources, benefitting poor forest-dependent people and promoting sustainable growth in developing countries.
Reduced recourse to unsafe abortion and increased use of family planning for women (especially marginalised and young)
Project facilitation costs covering planning, implementation and resources as part of ODA projects in Africa
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.
AgDevCo is a specialised investor and project developer focused exclusively on early stage Small and Medium Enterprise agribusiness in Sub Saharan Africa. AgDevCo deploys patient capital and technical assistance to build profitable businesses that contribute to food security, drive economic growth and create jobs and income in rural areas and contribute to farmers’ resilience to climate change. It currently operates in Sierra Leone, Ghana, Rwanda, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia.
To support a parametric (index-based) weather risk insurance pool that will provide participating African countries with predictable, quick-disbursing funds with which to implement pre-defined contingency response plans in the case of a drought.
Increasing the provision of, and access to, impartial news and information that responds to audience needs in English and local languages in Africa
To improve the quality of electricity, transport, water and telecommunications infrastructure for households and businesses across Africa.