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To help approximately three million South Sudanese by providing critical life-saving support and helping people to better cope with shocks from conflict, drought and flooding. This programme aims to save the lives of an estimated two million people who will receive at least one form of humanitarian assistance; and build the capacity of an estimated one million people to recover and cope better with shocks. Over five years this programme will provide food, shelter and access to water and health services to millions of vulnerable people, including women and children.
To deliver an effective response to the basic needs of vulnerable people impacted by the crisis in the North East of Nigeria. The programme will deliver humanitarian assistance in nutrition and food security; protection and Education in Emergencies; multi-sector support including health, water, shelter and livelihoods interventions; as well as enabling a more efficient response to the crisis, including strengthened government planning, budgeting and coordination; and risk management.
To increase access and the capacity for Girls’ in South Sudan to stay in school and complete primary and secondary education by providing them with a broad package of support. This will benefit 240,000 girls, 300,000 boys and 2,600 schools. This contributes towards our MDG’s by allowing more children to complete a full course of education and will result in improved learning outcomes, completion rates and a decrease in drop-out/repetition rates in all 10 states of South Sudan by the end of 2018.
1) Increase the number of new or improved medical interventions for poverty-related diseases (PRDs), including neglected ones; 2) Strengthen cooperation with sub-Saharan African countries, in particular on building their capacity for conducting clinical trials in compliance with fundamental ethical principles and relevant national, EU and international legislation; 3) Better coordinate, align and, where appropriate, integrate relevant national programmes to increase the cost-effectiveness of European public investments; 4) Extend international cooperation with other public and private partners to ensure that the impact of all research is maximised and that synergies can be taken into consideration and to achieve leveraging of resources and investments; 5) Increase impact due to effective cooperation with relevant EU initiatives, including its development assistance.
Through the Managed Fund, the Good Governance Fund will support a series of governance and economic reform initiatives, aimed at building stability, reducing poverty and increasing prosperity, in Ukraine, Georgia, Moldova, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), Armenia and North Macedonia. The fund will focus on areas such as: anti-corruption; improving the business environment; judicial reform; key sector reforms (e.g. banking and energy); strengthening the rule of law; and supporting an independent media. This project was approved before the referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU. Work is now under way to understand the implications of leaving the EU for the UK’s development work
Domestic resources are critical to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. The Regional and International Tax Initiatives Programme (RITI) will enable developing countries to access specialist skills by leveraging global expertise to build tax for development capacity. The programme will also enable the production of global public goods and support international and regional organisations to work with countries to deliver both international and domestic tax reforms.
To respond to the needs of communities in areas reclaimed from Daesh, and improve the capacity of the Iraqi government to implement recovery and stabilisation activities to ensure displaced communities can return to their homes safely. This will be achieved by restoring access to basic services (water, health, electricity, education) in liberated areas, and improving livelihoods of communities affected by conflict through cash for work programmes, small business grants and vocational training. This programme will improve governance through facilitating a dialogue between local government and communities, and provide technical assistance that will enable the international community to better target stabilisation activities and assistance. It will also improve understanding of drivers of migration within Iraq and from Iraq to Europe through research. It will also ensure third party monitoring to programmes to improve performance and reduce the risk of misuse of funds.
DFID will provide £26.8m from July 2014 to March 2019 to help multinational and local businesses manage the social and environmental implications of their actions, and be accountable for the consequences for poor workers and communities who may be affected by them. This programme will engage with partners across a range of responsible business approaches, such as voluntary standards, company reporting, and human rights and gender impact assessments, in order to improve enterprises’ social and environmental risk management, and their accountability, transparency and openness to participation. In particular, the programme will work with the private sector to implement a mix of influencing and international coordination initiatives which tackle the root causes of modern slavery and child labour and support its victims.
The Karamoja Nutrition Programme will deliver services to treat acute malnutrition; strengthen health service planning and delivery; improve access to supplements that prevent micronutrient deficiencies for mothers and children; and test and scale initiatives to prevent malnutrition in Karamoja – including through crop bio-fortification.
GGF I: The Good Governance Fund - Collaboration with International Financial Institutions and other partners (I)UK Department for International Development
Through International Financial Institutions and other multilateral organisations, the Good Governance Fund will support a series of governance and economic reform initiatives, aimed at building stability, reducing poverty and increasing prosperity in Ukraine, Georgia, Moldova, Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). The support will focus on areas such as: anti-corruption; improving the business environment; judicial reform; key sector reforms (e.g. banking and energy); strengthening the rule of law; and supporting an independent media. This project was approved before the referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU. Work is now under way to understand the implications of leaving the EU for the UK’s development work
To address the global learning crisis in education, this joint policy and research programme will: 1) Establish new global learning indicators, including a new education lead indicator, through support to the UNESCO Institute of Statistics (UIS), the People's Action for Learning (PAL) network, and other partners working to improve learning and equity data across DFID's focus countries. 2) Improve analysis and use of data on learning and equity, through supporting four more annual Global Education Monitoring Reports. 3) Transform research methods through a partnership with the UK National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM) 4) Support emerging global initiatives to tackle other priority barriers to learning
The programme aims to support Tunisia by providing support to economic development, security sector reform and good governance. (1) The programme will promote inclusive economic development and job creation through entrepreneurship initiatives that help address socio-economic instability. (2) The programme will support the Tunisian government on integrating strategic planning capabilities and increasing accountability to citizens to help build stability through security sector reform whilst protecting human rights. (3) The programme will work to ensure the Tunisian government has the ability to be able to communicate effectively with its population – particularly on economic reform. This is an ODA and non-ODA integrated programme. The spend reported against this programme is the ODA element alone.
GGF II: The Good Governance Fund - Collaboration with International Financial Institutions and other Partners (II)UK Department for International Development
Through International Financial Institutions and other multilateral organisations, the Good Governance Fund will support a series of governance and economic reform initiatives, aimed at building stability, reducing poverty and increasing prosperity in Ukraine, Georgia, Moldova, Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). The support will focus on areas such as: anti-corruption; improving the business environment; judicial reform; key sector reforms (e.g. banking and energy); strengthening the rule of law; and supporting an independent media. This project was approved before the referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU. Work is now under way to understand the implications of leaving the EU for the UK’s development work.
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.
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
To increase incomes among marginalised youth, women and adolescent girls, through relevant, quality, non-state vocational training that leads to formal or self-employment. This contributes to MDG one (1) on achieving productive employment including for women and young people.
The Anti-Corruption Evidence (ACE) programme will deliver new, practical research on 'what works' to tackle corruption in developing countries. Uptake of this new research by DFID and its partners will mean mean that anti-corruption initiatives are more effective and so corruption and leakage are measurably reduced. ACE will focus in 3-4 DFID priority countries drawn from a short list including Ghana, Uganda, Tanzania, Mozambique and Nigeria; and Bangladesh.
To foster more constructive engagement between government and the people in Burma. The funding will improve the responsiveness of local governments to people's needs, thereby improving access to services and economic opportunities. We will provide grants to village and township authorities to undertake development projects identified by communities, benefiting approximately 500,000 people directly. We will support initiatives that build accountability and trust in systems of governance in order to support Burma's transition to peace, democracy and prosperity.
This investment will contribute towards the ultimate goal of achieving the World Health Organisation 2020 Neglected Tropical Disease (NTD) control and elimination targets through the conduct of implementation research alongside the delivery of Integrated NTD Control Programmes on the ground. The research will inform the on-going and future design of cost-effective, sustainable NTD control programmes and their integration within the wider health system at scale.
Maximising the Quality of Scaling Up Nutrition Plus (MQSUN+) is a nearly four-year project funded by the United Kingdom (UK) Department for International Development (DFID). MQSUN+ is a mechanism for providing technical assistance (TA) to governments in the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement and to the Scaling Up Nutrition Movement Secretariat (SMS). The project aims to catalyse multisectoral country efforts to scale up nutrition impact. It also aims to provide TA to DFID to maximise the quality and effectiveness of its nutrition-related programmes, support generating evidence and learning lessons, and develop nutrition capacity. MQSUN+ comprises two components: A. Component 1 involves the provision of TA to SUN countries and to SMS to strengthen the capacity of over 50 SUN countries to continuously improve their policy and budget cycle management and to deliver policies and programmes that reduce undernutrition. B. Component 2 entails the provision of TA to DFID to maximise the quality and effectiveness of nutrition-related programmes to facilitate the achievement of global targets to reduce malnutrition.