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Increased responsible private sector participation in sustainable infrastructure in poorer developing countries through increased flows of private capital & expertise.This will benefit an additional 105.1 million people by the end of 2015.
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 reduce poverty and improve living standards and educational attainment in the poorest families by providing regular payments to the female head of household. 315,000 additional beneficiary families will benefit by 2020. This programme will contribute to 1.05 million primary school children being supported in school and directly contribute to Millennium Development Goals 1: Eradicating extreme poverty and hunger; and Millennium Development Goals 2: Achieve universal primary education.
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.
Improved Micro Small and Medium Enterprise access to appropriate financial services translating into higher economic benefits for state, and poor and marginalised groups, in Pakistan
The programme will provide emergency life-saving assistance to the large influxes of refugees arriving in Uganda, build resilience among refugees and their host communities to reduce Uganda’s humanitarian burden, and deliver on UK Humanitarian Reform priorities. It will support the UK in its leadership role to develop new approaches to protracted crises and in delivering on the New York Declaration’s Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework, with regional and global impact.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Merged Districts (KPMD) Support Programme (previously called the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) Development Programme)UK Department for International Development
The programme will work on the Basic Heath, Education, Rule of law, Civilian Peace-Building, Conflict Prevention and Resolution, Public Sector Financial Management, climate change elements and Economic and Development Policy/Planning for the Tribal Districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (previously called the Federally Administered Tribal Areas) in Pakistan.
To improve nutritional status for people in Pakistan, decreasing Undernutrition through nutrition-specific and nutrition sensitive interventions benefiting particularly poorest women, girls and under 5 children.
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
To improve reproductive health and enable women in Punjab, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) to exercise their right to choose whether, when and how many children they have.
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.
To provide programme management, administration and monitoring support to the Deepening Democracy Programme. Management of the overall programme will entail managing all grantees, partnerships with multilateral and bilateral partners etc. To manage the implementation of both the electoral and non-electoral accountability.
Strengthening Public Financial Management, Anti-Corruption and Accountability Institutions in Sierra LeoneUK Department for International Development
To improve Sierra Leones ability to raise allocate and account for the use of public funds so that they can be invested in services such as education health and economic growth The expected outcome-level results from Phase II of the programme include Government of Sierra Leone remains on track against the IMF ECF programme Improvements in budget credibility and PFM controls ensuring resources are available for service delivery Further increase in revenue to 16.7% of GDP in 2023 which contributes to improved fiscal position of the Government of Sierra Leone. Increase in number of grand corruption cases investigated prosecuted and completed by Anti-Corruption Commission from a baseline of less than 5 grand corruption cases investigated prosecuted and completed in 2017 Improved public perception on ability to fight corruption against the baseline survey being conducted under Phase I
To improve Local Government Public Financial Management, audit and domestic revenue generation in Rwanda. Stronger public financial management will directly support poverty reduction by increasing economy, efficiency and effectiveness of the use of public resources. Increased domestic revenue collection will reduce Rwanda's dependence on aid and will support sustainable growth.
The Policy Development Facility Phase II (PDFII) is a £ 13.2 million flexible, rapid-response facility set up to support ‘champions of change’, to implement economic and social policies that lead to poverty reduction in Nigeria. PDF II began operations on 1st April 2015 and will run for five years, through to 31 March 2020 PDF II works primarily at the federal level (and potentially at the state level) supporting ‘champions of change’ who are primarily Ministers. Support is also provided to relevant National Assembly Committees, non-government actors such as NGOs and CSOs who pursue implementation of social and economic pro-poor policies.
Mexico Financial Services Programme
Strengthening Tax Administration and Policy Systems for Sustainable Domestic Revenue Generation in Ghana.
To increase the use of high quality evidence to inform policy and programmes in DFID through the production of research and policy mapping analyses, evidence synthesis papers, systematic reviews and the funding of country specific research projects.
To improve public financial management (PFM) and reduce opportunities for corruption in government service delivery sectors that matter the most for the poor in Nepal.
Support to the African Union Commission (AUC) to deliver against shared UK-Africa priorities. In its initial phase the programme will support the AUC to develop a stronger upstream focus on peace and security, through work on election monitoring and migration policy development, alongside support to promote mutual prosperity and boost economic growth. This project compliments broader UK engagement with the African Union Commission, including a CSSF funded programme promoting the protection of civilians during AU peace keeping missions.