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Building Resilience in the Sahel through Adaptive Social Protection

UK Department for International Development

Build the evidence and justification for adaptive social protection in the Sahel by establishing national level systems that will build the resilience of vulnerable populations and can be scaled in a time of crisis.

Project Identifier: GB-1-204044
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 17-02-2014
Total Budget: £50,000,000

Disaster Risk Insurance

UK Department for International Development

To improve the resilience of the private sector in poor countries to natural disasters by improving access to insurance products. By supporting the development of a market for private sector disaster risk insurance in developing countries, the project will sustainably help strengthen resilience, mitigate the effects of climate change and supporting economic development through private sector growth.

Project Identifier: GB-1-203809
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 12-12-2016
Total Budget: £38,853,994

WISER - Weather and climate Information and SERvices for Africa

UK Department for International Development

WISER will help at least 24 million people across Africa (focusing initially on East Africa (Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi) to be more resilient to natural disasters and climate change by 2030 by improving early warning systems (giving more time to prepare for heavy rains for example) as well as helping them make better decisions by knowing what the weather and climate is likely to be (enabling them to make better crop choices or alter planting times in farming, for example). We estimate that this will save over £190 million in terms of avoided damage to health, homes, livelihoods and infrastructure between now and 2030. The WISER programme will initially benefit the East African fishing and farming communities, as well as a wide range of African people, including young, old, men and boys and women and girls.

Project Identifier: GB-1-204624
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 05-08-2015
Total Budget: £35,144,126

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

Asia Regional Resilience to a changing climate (ARRCC)

UK Department for International Development

a regional partnership in South Asia among the research community, its funders, and users foster a more coordinated and interactive climate research environment that supports good decision making

Project Identifier: GB-1-203185
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 04-09-2018
Total Budget: £23,277,630

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

Met Office Hadley Centre Climate Change Programme

Department for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs

Funding from UK government to deliver excellent climate research to provide an improved understanding of past climate and enable better projections to underpin national scientific capability and inform domestic and international policy commitments (e.g. Climate Change Act 2008 and UNFCCC negotiations). Climate models and underpinning science developed using MOHCCP funding are publically available and used as the foundation for many projects that aim to build resilience to a changing climate in developing countries. The models are used for developing systems in developing countries to produce climate projections. For example, the models have been used to analyse drought in the Horn of Africa, climate change impacts in Bangladesh and to build resilience to climate change in the Philippines.

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-7-MOHC-001
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 01-06-2016
Budget: £12,300,000

UK Collaborative on Development Sciences (UKCDS) Phase 2

UK Department for International Development

To improve the relevance and maximise the impact of UK research funding on the lives of the world's poorest people. The UK Collaborative on Development Sciences (UKCDS) will provide a framework for a more co-ordinated approach to development sciences research by UK based funders and stakeholders in international development research.

Project Identifier: GB-1-204133
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 12-08-2013
Total Budget: £3,106,927

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