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Mexico Prosperity Fund Programme

Cross-government Prosperity Fund

This programme’s primary purpose is to overcome constraints to economic development in Mexico to help build long-term inclusive growth and lift people out of poverty. As a secondary benefit, it is also aims to produce greater opportunities for global trade and investment, including between Mexico and the UK. The programme will help increase productivity, including through technology and innovation (e.g. digital financial services), skills development and stronger regulation. It will strengthen the economy and expand markets in Mexico with a focus on four strategic strands of activity: Energy, Future Cities, Financial Services and Anti-corruption & Rule of Law. The programme will be delivered by working with the public and private sectors, as well as civil society, to achieve both primary and secondary benefits, as set out above.

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-50-PF-15-MEX
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 01-04-2017
Budget: £74,500,000

Royal Society - Global Challenge Research Fund

UK - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

The objective of the Global Challenges Research Fund is to ensure that UK research takes a leading role in addressing the problems faced by developing countries. This fund will harness the expertise of the UK’s research base to pioneer new ways of tackling global challenges such as in strengthening resilience and response to crises; promoting global prosperity; and tackling extreme poverty and helping the world’s most vulnerable.”

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-13-RS-GCRF
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 01-04-2015
Budget: £52,440,000

Global Innovation Fund

UK Department for International Development

To identify and support innovative solutions to development challenges which show proven, cost effective impacts that vastly exceed current practice.

Project Identifier: GB-1-202604
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 30-06-2013
Total Budget: £50,889,013

Royal Society - Newton Fund

UK - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

The Newton Fund's primary objective is to reduce poverty by generating and putting into use knowledge and technology to address development challenges and advance development for the poorest people and countries. We will seek to maximise the practical impact of research and innovation to improve the lives and opportunities of the global poor. In achieving this we will grow the research and innovation capacity of developing countries, as well as contributing to the continued strength of the UK’s research and innovation system, and support our wider prosperity and global influence.

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-13-NEWT-RS
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 01-04-2014
Budget: £43,382,928

Innovative Ventures & Technologies for Development (INVENT)

UK Department for International Development

To encourage innovation amongst the private sector by provision of investment capital and business development services worth £27 m to innovative enterprises in low income states of India and £11m for enterprises in developing countries by 2019. This will contribute to MDGs by benefitting 1 million individuals with improved access to affordable and efficient services in the Low Income States of India and Developing Countries.

Project Identifier: GB-1-202927
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 04-09-2013
Total Budget: £39,899,989

Royal Academy of Engineering - Newton Fund

UK - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

The Newton Fund's primary objective is to reduce poverty by generating and putting into use knowledge and technology to address development challenges and advance development for the poorest people and countries. We will seek to maximise the practical impact of research and innovation to improve the lives and opportunities of the global poor. In achieving this we will grow the research and innovation capacity of developing countries, as well as contributing to the continued strength of the UK’s research and innovation system, and support our wider prosperity and global influence.

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-13-NEWT-RAE
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 01-01-2015
Budget: £32,873,527

Met Office - Newton Fund

UK - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

To reduce poverty by generating and putting into use knowledge and technology to address development challenges and advance development for the poorest people and countries. We will seek to maximise the practical impact of research and innovation to improve the lives and opportunities of the global poor. In achieving this we will grow the research and innovation capacity of developing countries, as well as contributing to the continued strength of the UK’s research and innovation system, and support our wider prosperity and global influence.

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-13-NEWT-MO
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 01-06-2014
Budget: £28,796,900

Global Antimicrobial Resistance Innovation Fund (GAMRIF) – Accelerating Antibacterial Innovation with CARB-X

UK - Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC)

Projects funded through GAMRIF will primarily benefit people in LMICs, where the burden of drug-resistant infection is greater.

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-10-GAMRIF-WP2-CARB-X
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 18-05-2018
Budget: £20,000,000

Royal Academy of Engineering - Global Challenge Research Fund

UK - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

The objective of the Global Challenges Research Fund is to ensure that UK research takes a leading role in addressing the problems faced by developing countries. This fund will harness the expertise of the UK’s research base to pioneer new ways of tackling global challenges such as in strengthening resilience and response to crises; promoting global prosperity; and tackling extreme poverty and helping the world’s most vulnerable.”

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-13-RAENG-GCRF
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 01-04-2015
Budget: £16,904,750

Core funding to support Frontline AIDS' strategy

Frontline AIDS

Strategic Response 1: Increase access to quality HIV and health programmes Strategic Response 2: Support community-based organisations to be connected and effective elements of health systems Strategic Response 3: Advocate for HIV, health, gender, and human rights Strategic Response 4: A stronger partnership that is evidence-based and accountable to communities

Project Identifier: GB-CHC-1038860-28437
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 23-03-2016
Budget: £16,190,000

British Council - Egypt - Newton Fund

UK - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

The Newton Fund's primary objective is to reduce poverty by generating and putting into use knowledge and technology to address development challenges and advance development for the poorest people and countries. We will seek to maximise the practical impact of research and innovation to improve the lives and opportunities of the global poor. In achieving this we will grow the research and innovation capacity of developing countries, as well as contributing to the continued strength of the UK’s research and innovation system, and support our wider prosperity and global influence.

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-13-NEWT-BC-Egypt
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 01-10-2014
Budget: £16,183,998

Modern Slavery Fund

UK - Home Office

The Modern Slavery Fund is the Home Office’s £33.5m official development assistance (ODA) fund to support the UK’s goal of reducing the prevalence of modern slavery in countries from which the UK sees a high number of victims. This activity started in 2016/17 and will end in 2020/21. The fund actively contributes to achieving the UN sustainable development goal target 8.7 which calls for “immediate and effective measures to eradicate modern slavery” by 2030. The fund forms part of a UK government commitment to spend £200m of ODA on tackling modern slavery. As part of the Home Office Modern Slavery Fund we are investing £3m in Vietnam, £5m in Nigeria and £2m in Albania. The Modern Slavery Fund also includes an £11m Innovation Fund, which builds the evidence base by supporting projects taking innovative approaches to tackling modern slavery.

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-6-01
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 01-04-2016
Budget: £14,775,000

British Academy - Global Challenge Research Fund

UK - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

The objective of the Global Challenges Research Fund is to ensure that UK research takes a leading role in addressing the problems faced by developing countries. This fund will harness the expertise of the UK’s research base to pioneer new ways of tackling global challenges such as in strengthening resilience and response to crises; promoting global prosperity; and tackling extreme poverty and helping the world’s most vulnerable.”

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-13-BA-GCRF
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 01-04-2015
Budget: £13,475,250

Academy of Medical Sciences - Global Challenge Research Fund

UK - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

The objective of the Global Challenges Research Fund is to ensure that UK research takes a leading role in addressing the problems faced by developing countries. This fund will harness the expertise of the UK’s research base to pioneer new ways of tackling global challenges such as in strengthening resilience and response to crises; promoting global prosperity; and tackling extreme poverty and helping the world’s most vulnerable.”

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-13-AMS-GCRF
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 01-04-2015
Budget: £11,950,759

Academy of Medical Sciences - Newton Fund

UK - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

The Newton Fund's primary objective is to reduce poverty by generating and putting into use knowledge and technology to address development challenges and advance development for the poorest people and countries. We will seek to maximise the practical impact of research and innovation to improve the lives and opportunities of the global poor. In achieving this we will grow the research and innovation capacity of developing countries, as well as contributing to the continued strength of the UK’s research and innovation system, and support our wider prosperity and global influence.

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-13-NEWT-AMS
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 01-04-2014
Budget: £11,712,365

Global Antimicrobial Resistance Innovation Fund (GAMRIF) –  Innovation in AMR Diagnostic Tools with FIND

UK - Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC)

Projects funded through GAMRIF will primarily benefit people in low- and middle-income countries, where the burden of drug-resistant infection is greater.

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-10-GAMRIF-WP5-FIND
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 16-05-2018
Budget: £11,185,434

Global Antimicrobial Resistance Innovation Fund (GAMRIF) - UK-China: Innovation and Collaboration to tackle AMR

UK - Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC)

Projects funded through the Global AMR Innovation Fund (GAMRIF) will primarily benefit people in LMICs, where the burden of drug-resistant infection is greater.

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-10-GAMRIF-WP1-UK-CHINA
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 01-01-2017
Budget: £10,713,695

START Fund Contribution

Save the Children UK

The purpose of this project is to provide funding to develop a network to enable NGOs to make collective decisions on the basis of need alone and to respond early and fast to ‘under the radar’ emergencies.

Project Identifier: GB-COH-213890-82603388
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 15-12-2016
Budget: £10,000,000

Global Antimicrobial Resistance Innovation Fund (GAMRIF) – InnoVet AMR: Innovative Veterinary Solutions for AMR with IDRC

UK - Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC)

Projects funded through the Global AMR Innovation Fund (GAMRIF) will primarily benefit people in LMICs, where the burden of drug-resistant infection is greater.

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-10-GAMRIF-WP3-InnoVet-AMR
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 14-06-2018
Budget: £10,000,000

British Council - Colombia - Newton Fund

UK - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

The Newton Fund's primary objective is to reduce poverty by generating and putting into use knowledge and technology to address development challenges and advance development for the poorest people and countries. We will seek to maximise the practical impact of research and innovation to improve the lives and opportunities of the global poor. In achieving this we will grow the research and innovation capacity of developing countries, as well as contributing to the continued strength of the UK’s research and innovation system, and support our wider prosperity and global influence.

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-13-NEWT-BC-Colombia
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 01-10-2014
Budget: £9,575,362

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