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The development objective of the Can Tho Urban Development and Resilience Project for Vietnam is to reduce flood risk in the urban core area, improve connectivity between the city center and the new low risk urban growth areas, and enhance the capacity of city authorities to manage disaster risk in Can Tho city. The project comprises of three components. The first component, flood risk management and environmental sanitation objective is to reduce flood related risks in the urban core of Can Tho. This component consists of a balance between structural and non-structural measures to help the city manage urban flood risk. It consists of three sub-components: (i) priority flood control investments in urban core; (ii) drainage and waste water systems; and (iii) operation of the city integrated flood risk management system and early warning system. The second component, urban corridor development objective is to increase intra-city connectivity and encourage compact, mixed-use, pedestrian, and public transport oriented urban development in the less flood prone area of Cai Rang. It consists of three sub-components: (i) road and bridge links; (ii) construction of the residential area for resettlement; and (iii) effective transport systems management and equipment. The third component, spatial planning platform and financial and social protection instruments objective is to build management systems to improve spatial planning, data and information management, post-disaster budget execution, and the responsiveness of safety nets to flood events. It consists of two sub-components: (i) risk informed spatial planning platform; and (ii) disaster responsive social assistance system.
Increased enrollment and improved learning outcomes, including literacy and numeracy, for girls and the most marginalized 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), including 50% girls, will have benefited from UK support in Punjab by March 2021.
To increase the scale of climate change finance and support low-carbon, climate resilient growth in developing countries. The Green Climate Fund will finance projects and programmes in a range of developing countries, including the poorest and most vulnerable, through a range of financial instruments and terms designed to meet country priorities and needs. It will also leverage private finance in support of low-carbon, climate resilient development.
To demonstrate proof of the AMC concept through a successful pilot for pneumococcal vaccines that averts over 4m deaths.
To reduce hunger, improve livelihoods and reduce the risk of famine in rural Ethiopia by (i) providing cash and food transfers, livelihoods advice and access to microfinance to 1.2 million extremely poor Ethiopians and (ii) creating local infrastructure which reverses environmental degradation and improves access to markets and basic services. 85% of participant households receive transfers as wages for labour on public works projects (including 32,000 km of hillside terraces, 3,000 km of rural roads and 400 new or expanded schools); while the remainder (the elderly, those with disabilities, and pregnant women) receive cash and / or food without a labour requirement. This programme contributes towards national and international development goals and DFID’s own targets for reducing poverty and hunger and for building household resilience to climate change and other shocks.
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 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.
Improved transport infrastructure in Pakistan along with enhanced private sector involvement in infrastructure financing, road safety interventions and support to regulatory environment, leading to increased trade and economic growth in Pakistan
To promote economic development and opportunities in Jordan for the benefit of both Jordanians and Syrian refugees. This programme will attract new inward investment and open up economic markets for Jordanian goods and services, creating new jobs for Jordanians and Syrian refugees as set out in the Jordan Compact. The programme will also help Jordanian hosts maintain their resilience and economic stability.
This programme will support the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) to improve learning, increase equity, and create efficient and effective education systems in 89 developing countries, through the development and implementation of Education Sector Plans. DFID’s contribution to GPE through this programme will support approximately 2,100,000 children to stay in school and train 170,000 teachers.
To support the achievement of the Global Goals for Sustainable Development though contributing to the $7.5bn capital increase of the World Bank Group’s International Bank for Reconstruction and Development. DFID’s intervention combines financial support and continued policy engagement to help in ensuring that the IBRD delivers on our shared objectives, including increasing development finance and leveraging expertise for sustainable economic development in middle income countries, and increasing ambition to Global Public Goods, such as climate finance. Pending formal adoption of this package by Governors and agreement by the UK Parliament, the UK is expected to contribute around £219million to IBRD, which is subject to exchange rate fluctuations.
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
To improve agricultural productivity in developing countries and to increase farmers' access to markets whilst increasing the economic resilience of poor people globally
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.
To reduce the rate of diarrhoeal morbidity in children under five by increasing access to water, sanitation and hygiene for 3,755,000 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo
“To improve the health and socio-economic status of poor people by providing access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene services in rural areas of Tanzania. This will benefit 2.8 million people. This contributes towards our MDGs by supporting development of water infrastructure and promotion of hygiene and sanitation services. And will result in sustainability of water and sanitation services by 2022.”
CGIAR 2017-21, Support to develop and deploy the next generation of agriculture technology to support poor farmers by the international agriculture research organisation the CGIAR, 2017-21UK Department for International Development
To enable the CGIAR to scale up its research, contributing to the development of new crop varieties which are more productive and tolerant of biotic and abiotic stress. Development of farming systems which are more resilient, including to the effects of climate change, and more productive, the development of markets and value chains which are better able to deliver benefits to poor people and policies and technology which will directly support better nutritional and health outcomes for the poor.
Results-Based Financing (RBF) approaches implemented by partners as a key mechanism to improve the demand for and utilisation of health services, especially by pregnant women and children. Increase the volume and quality of cost effective basic health services, especially maternal and child health services
This program aims to effectively contribute to the creation of human capital - vital to drive Ethiopia’s industrialization process and realize inclusive growth. It will work to transform education system performance, producing better school leadership, more educated school leavers, especially disadvantaged girls and children from poor communities. DFID’s support is expected to contribute for the result in improved learning outcomes for around 1,035 Million students; half of whom are girls; increased number going to secondary schools.The focuse is on reducing inequalities in education participation and achievement through pre-primary expansion, better education for girls, refugees and up to 24,000 students with special needs.
The UK will provide up to £165m over 5 years in two phases of £82.5m. The programme will provide technical support on city and regional interventions in 3 focus countries, Burma, Uganda and Zambia resulting in increased inclusive economic growth and job creation. The interventions will help city economies to become more productive, deliver access to reliable, affordable, renewable power for businesses and households, and strengthen investment into infrastructure services, including from the UK.