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Punjab Education Support Programme II

UK Department for International Development

To improve access, retention and the quality of education for all children in primary and secondary schools of Punjab Province in Pakistan. All government school children (6 million primary, 4 million secondary) and children attending school through the Punjab Education Foundation (around 2.2 million) will have benefited from UK support in Punjab by March 2019.

Project Identifier: GB-1-202697
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 22-02-2013
Total Budget: £387,958,080

Khyber Pukhtunkhwa Education Sector Programme

UK Department for International Development

To improve primary and secondary education in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa by providing up to £283.2million in technical assistance, financial aid and infrastructure which aims to benefit all primary and lower secondary children in the province by 2020.This programme targets primary enrolment specifically girl child enrolment and female literacy which contributes towards Sustainable Development Goals 4 and 5. The programme is directly supporting 257,808 children to gain quality education.

Project Identifier: GB-1-202328
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 29-09-2011
Total Budget: £282,940,858

Rwanda Learning for All Programme

UK Department for International Development

Improved learning outcomes and more equitable access to primary and secondary education for boys and girls in Rwanda

Project Identifier: GB-1-204463
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 27-04-2015
Total Budget: £97,599,995

Private Sector Development programme in the Democratic Republic of Congo

UK Department for International Development

Foster Economic activities by strategically targeting key constraints in order to empower the private sector to be an engine of growth, job creation and poverty alleviation in DRC thus improving the lives of poor people in DRC by 2023.To foster economic opportunities for poor people in the Democratic Republic of Congo by providing them with access to financial services, well functioning markets, and an enabling business environment.

Project Identifier: GB-1-203161
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 04-07-2012
Total Budget: £87,934,559

Somalia Stability Fund II

Adam Smith International

The Stability Fund’s goal is to work towards a peaceful, secure, stable Somalia. To achieve this, the Stability Fund aims to address the security, development and political drivers of conflict in a local area to achieve the following outcomes: i) Legitimate, viable governance structures able to make and enforce rules locally. ii) Existing and emerging conflicts brought to conclusion and risks of future conflicts mitigated.

Project Identifier: GB-COH-2732176-7083
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 01-11-2016
Budget: £62,698,432

Kenya Market Assistance Programme (MAP)

UK Department for International Development

To reduce poverty in Kenya by enabling poor people to benefit from better functioning markets, and by building greater awareness among influential decision makers of how markets can work better for the poor. This will increase household incomes of 148,000 small scale farmers and entrepreneurs - of whom 33% are women - by an average of over 20% by 2018. 36,000 jobs for women and 73,000 for men and male youth will also be created.

Project Identifier: GB-1-202698
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 16-08-2012
Total Budget: £48,195,637

Accelerating Investment and Infrastructure in Nepal

UK Department for International Development

To accelerate private investment and economic growth in Nepal by providing technical expertise to help Nepalese institutions develop major infrastructure; improve the business climate for domestic and foreign investors; improve the implementation of economic policy and test new approaches for local economic development. This will result in at least £600 million of private investment into growth-boosting sectors and a reduction by at least 10% in time or cost for at least five regulatory processes perceived as burdensome by the private sector.

Project Identifier: GB-1-203427
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 04-08-2014
Total Budget: £46,299,996

Releasing the Transformational Potential of Extractives for Economic Development

UK Department for International Development

To improve transparency and accountability for oil, gas and mining and build skills of governments, companies and civil society to manage extractives to deliver growth and reduce poverty. To both raise global standards for transparency to drive accountability, including using technology tools and building capacity to use the data and also provide capacity support to resource-rich countries to manage extractives responsibly and accountably.

Project Identifier: GB-1-203308
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 06-08-2014
Total Budget: £44,520,978

Regional Transboundary Water Resources Programme - Phase 3

UK Department for International Development

To improve governance of shared water resources in Southern Africa, by sustainably improving local water-management capability and supporting development of key water infrastructure. This will indirectly benefit populations in the 13 shared river basins of the SADC region, in which 95 million people reside, through more equitable sharing of water resources, reduced vulnerability to flooding, improved access to drinking water, as well as reducing risk of conflict and better food security. These outcomes will contribute to MDG 1 (“Eradicate Extreme Poverty and Hunger”) and MDG7 (“Ensure Environmental Sustainability”).

Project Identifier: GB-1-202539
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 08-05-2012
Total Budget: £43,253,502

Programme of Support to Agriculture in Rwanda

UK Department for International Development

To sustainably increase the agricultural productivity of poor farmers by transforming Rwandan agriculture from a subsistence-based to a more commercial-based sector that accelerates agricultural growth. This will help address challenges that may limit agriculture productivity, reduce the rate at which poverty is falling, increase inequality and hamper improvements in food security and malnutrition. The programme will result in increased agricultural productivity, food security and incomes of poor households and contributes towards the MDG’s by helping to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger and; promoting gender equality and empowering women.

Project Identifier: GB-1-204456
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 03-12-2014
Total Budget: £43,227,881

Strengthening Rule of Law in Pakistan

UK Department for International Development

To strengthen the rule of law so that all of Pakistan can benefit from a fair, equal and transparent justice system that will help ensure a better governed, more prosperous and stable Pakistan

Project Identifier: GB-1-204619
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 23-02-2016
Total Budget: £42,724,891

Increasing Economic Opportunities for Marginalised Youth in Northern Nigeria

UK Department for International Development

The purpose of the project is to increase the economic opportunities available to marginalised groups in Northern Nigeria, increasing their productivity and earning power through skills training and addressing other constraints.

Project Identifier: GB-1-202584
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 02-10-2014
Total Budget: £35,979,988

Somalia Stability Fund II

UK Department for International Development

The purpose of this project is to promote stability accross Somalia. This is a flexible adaptable instrument that will develop a portfolio of projects aimed at strengthening local governance and reducing conflict in Somalia.

Project Identifier: GB-1-205068
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 25-11-2015
Total Budget: £34,613,949

International Action Against Corruption

UK Department for International Development

International Anti-Corruption Programme (I-ACT) is a multi-component programme which makes fighting corruption a top priority for the international community to address the impact of corruption on the poorest countries and people. It will follow through on Anti-Corruption Summit actions aimed at preventing corruption, ending impunity, and empowering those who have suffered from it. It will focus on strengthening the international architecture and response on anti-corruption, and will include work with new digital technologies to strengthen civil society in partner countries.

Project Identifier: GB-1-205181
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 22-08-2017
Total Budget: £32,407,778

East Africa Geothermal Energy (EA-Geo)

UK Department for International Development

The programme aims to increase investment in geothermal energy in East Africa, contributing to economic development and growth, by addressing market failures which hinder the very early stages of geothermal market development, including: • reducing the risk of exploratory test drilling, leading to increased investor confidence in under exploited East Africa geothermal energy; and, • improving geothermal strategy, policy and regulations that facilitate investment.

Project Identifier: GB-1-203153
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 10-02-2014
Total Budget: £31,079,341

Strengthening Uganda's Anti-Corruption and Accountability Regime (SUGAR)

UK Department for International Development

To support increased accountability in Uganda and addresses corruption by supporting central government accountability institutions to improve coordination across the anti-corruption and accountability sector in identifying, investigating and prosecuting the corrupt, ensuring they are administratively and criminally sanctioned and their assets confiscated and to also increase citizen participation in local governance and accountability of 35 local governments for effective service delivery.

Project Identifier: GB-1-204375
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 13-08-2014
Total Budget: £29,999,996

Public Resource Management in Somalia

UK Department for International Development

To build the capacity of Somalia’s new federal system of government by establishing and improving systems for tax, spend and civil service management at all levels including Public finance management , Public administration and work on decentralisation / federalism.

Project Identifier: GB-1-205065
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 25-11-2015
Total Budget: £28,109,075

Solar Nigeria Programme (SNP)

Adam Smith International

The UK Government Department for International Development has implemented the Solar Nigeria Programme to improve the welfare outcomes of the currently underserved communities in Lagos state and Northern Nigeria by making a significant financial contribution towards the solar power electrification of public institutions, such as schools and hospitals. The intervention is expected to, by year 2020, ensure improved welfare outcomes for more than 2.8 million people using domestic solar photovoltaic (PV) systems, with 190,000 school pupils and 4.7 million clinic patients benefiting from public institutions with PV systems, create more than 3000 jobs and ensure greater effectiveness of DFID's other health and educational sector intervention in Nigeria. Solar Nigeria is funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), and collaborates with other donors and Nigeria's federal and state governments. The programme works directly with companies that manufacture, install, and finance solar energy systems in Nigeria. The Solar Nigeria Consumer Programme offers financial grants to capable companies that provide solar products, services and/or financing to consumers, to help rapidly expand their capacity to up-scale the market.

Project Identifier: GB-COH-2732176-6882
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 01-10-2014
Budget: £27,517,585

Private Sector Development Programme in Malawi

UK Department for International Development

The programme aims to build capacity to support key public sector institutions that shape the regulatory environment for business, help the oil seed sector reach its full potential through the establishment of sustainable market structures supported by government, and provide financial and technical support to business adopting pro-poor business models.

Project Identifier: GB-1-203824
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 25-02-2013
Total Budget: £22,348,350

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Education Sector Programme

Adam Smith International

i. Provide comprehensive, flexible and high quality technical support to the GoKP to deliver the ESP, the underpinning JRF and their priorities for transforming education service delivery in KP. ii. Improve and enhance capacity and transfer useful knowledge, skills and practices to E&SED to build their capacity and improve the quality of education services and delivery. iii. Support and influence policy change and work towards ensuring forms are institutionalized and therefore sustainable.

Project Identifier: GB-COH-2732176-7047
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 03-08-2016
Budget: £17,997,122

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