To improve macro-economic stability and growth in Pakistan by providing the Government with financial aid and technical assistance in support of the International Monetary Fund Extended Financing Facility (2013 to 2016). This will benefit the people of Pakistan by establishing the conditions for faster and more equitable growth. This contributes towards our SDGs by enabling the Government of Pakistan to finance essential public expenditure and protect the poor from the adverse impact of structural economic reforms.
To improve economic policy-making in Low Income Countries (LICs) by providing policy-makers with a body of high-quality evidence about private enterprise development. (There is currently little good-quality evidence on this theme which is relevant to LICs.) Policies based on this evidence are expected to improve the business environment for private enterprise, leading to the emergence of more and larger firms, thus creating more and better jobs.
This programme aims to reduce the threat from organised criminality, extremism and terrorism, strengthening governance and the rule of law capability, supporting reconciliation and the fight against corruption. .
This programme is supporting Ukraine’s civil society and the Ukrainian government on a range of conflict management, peace building and recovery programmes. These include support for internally displaced persons, human rights monitoring and helping to build resilience and grassroots capacity amongst conflict-affected communities. This is an ODA and non-ODA blended programme. The spend reported against this programme is the ODA element alone.
The Prosperity Programme aims to support the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, 2018 (CHOGM) commitment of realising “A more prosperous future” by: Continuing to build support for the rules based multilateral trading system. Boost intra-commonwealth trade. Improving the business environments in Commonwealth countries to enable them to be more globally competitive and facilitating the economic empowerment of women and young people by providing more business and educational opportunities.
Technical assistance to support the transformation of Ethiopian tax systems required for a self-financed exit from poverty. Tax System Transformation Programme builds on existing UK support for tax systems reform, which the Government of Ethiopia has already adopted and implemented. Tax System Transformation Programme will utilize and strengthen the delivery units already established within Ethiopian tax authorities, and draw heavily on centrally funded research.