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Developing Markets Infrastructure Programme (DMIP) (formerly Viability Gap Fund (VGF) - Concessional Infrastructure Facility)

UK Department for International Development

The Developing Markets Infrastructure Programme (DMIP) will support predominately low and lower middle-income developing country governments procure and finance development-focussed infrastructure.

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-1-300885
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 06-03-2020
Total Budget: £499,937,051

African Development Fund 14th Replenishment (AfDF14)

UK Department for International Development

The AfDF contributes to the economic and social development of Africa’s poorest countries through investment in infrastructure, regional integration, private sector development, governance and accountability, and skills and technology, to promote inclusive and green growth, with special attention to fragile states and girls, youth and women. The AfDF is the concessional lending and grants arm of the African Development Bank (AfDB) that operates in the 38 poorest, vulnerable and fragile countries to promote economic and social development.

Project Identifier: GB-1-204674
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 29-11-2017
Total Budget: £460,595,756

Girls Education Challenge (Phase II)

UK Department for International Development

This Girls' Education Challenge Phase 2 will enable up to 1 million marginalised girls (currently supported through Phase 1) to continue to learn, complete primary school and transition on to secondary education. A further 500,000 highly marginalised adolescent girls, who are out of school, will also be targeted to gain literacy, numeracy and other skills relevant for life and work. It is estimated that at least 400,000 girls will complete junior secondary school in the first four years of the extension. The extension will build on what we have learnt so far in Phase 1 and further deepen global understanding of what works for girls’ education, particularly during adolescence and in the transition from education to work.

Project Identifier: GB-1-204766
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 05-12-2016
Total Budget: £452,604,919

UK Caribbean Infrastructure Fund

UK Department for International Development

As announced by the UK government in September 2015, the UK Caribbean Infrastructure Fund will create critical economic infrastructure including: bridges; renewable energy; ports; water; and sea defences that will increase productivity and resilience to natural disasters and climate change. This fund aims to improve economic development in 8 ODA eligible and 1 ODA eligible Overseas Territory by helping to boost growth and creating jobs across the region.

Project Identifier: GB-1-205157
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 26-01-2016
Total Budget: £329,999,996

Girls' Education Challenge - Transition (GECT)

Girls’ Education Challenge – Fund Manager PwC

This Girls' Education Challenge Phase 2 will enable up to 1 million marginalised girls (currently supported through Phase 1) to continue to learn, complete primary school and transition on to secondary education. A further 500,000 highly marginalised adolescent girls, who are out of school, will also be targeted to gain literacy, numeracy and other skills relevant for life and work. It is estimated that at least 400,000 girls will complete junior secondary school in the first four years of the extension. The extension will build on what we have learnt so far in Phase 1 and further deepen global understanding of what works for girls? education, particularly during adolescence and in the transition from education to work.

Project Identifier: GB-COH-03580586-GEC-GECT
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 01-04-2017
Budget: £271,657,046

Pakistan Economic Corridors Programme

UK Department for International Development

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

Project Identifier: GB-1-204358
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 09-02-2015
Total Budget: £265,074,993

Impact Programme - Investment to fund innovative solutions for development and help develop sustainable investment markets that work for the poor

UK Department for International Development

DFID is providing £757.3m over 23 years to catalyse the market for impact investment in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, to improve the lives of at least five million poor and low-income people. Impact investments are those which have both a financial and social return by benefitting poor and low-income people through improved access to affordable goods and services and income generating opportunities. The Impact Programme has two components: investments and market building. CDC manages our investments through two funds. The first fund, the Impact Fund, launched in 2013 is a £305m fund of funds. The second fund, launched in 2015, is a £333m fund which makes direct investments into businesses that are highly developmental/transformative. Technical assistance is also being made available to the underlying investees. Our market building work (£30.5 million) complements our investments by providing the market infrastructure required for impact investing to scale.

Project Identifier: GB-1-202939
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 18-12-2012
Total Budget: £157,833,739

Rwanda Learning for All Programme

UK Department for International Development

Improved learning outcomes and more equitable access to primary and secondary education for boys and girls in Rwanda

Project Identifier: GB-1-204463
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 27-04-2015
Total Budget: £97,599,994

Cities and Infrastructure for Growth (CIG)

UK Department for International Development

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.

Project Identifier: GB-1-205222
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 22-06-2017
Total Budget: £96,881,657

Leave No Girl Behind (LNGB)

Girls’ Education Challenge – Fund Manager PwC

Leave No Girl Behind is a new initiative announced in July 2016 as part of the Girls? Education Challenge. This initiative will support interventions providing literacy, numeracy and skills relevant for life and work to highly marginalised, adolescent girls who have never attended or have already dropped out of school. So far, the Girls? Education Challenge has reached over one million disadvantaged girls. We want to reach more girls, especially those most marginalised girls with new and innovative solutions and scale up and adopt successful existing interventions to deliver quality education and skills to the hardest to reach girls.

Project Identifier: GB-COH-03580586-GEC-LNGB
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 01-08-2018
Budget: £94,961,706

Manufacturing Africa - Foreign Direct Investment

UK Department for International Development

The Invest Africa initiative will help drive the economic transformation needed to create jobs for the future and set countries on a trajectory out of poverty. It is expected to generate £1 billion of new Foreign Direct Investment in manufacturing, including agro-processing and high value services, sectors in Africa. It will do this by working with African Governments and international companies to facilitate new investments, such as by developing the business case for firms to undertake investment, or by supporting their negotiations with Government, and by addressing sector specific barriers preventing those particular investments from taking place .

Project Identifier: GB-1-205226
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 02-05-2017
Total Budget: £93,499,997

Private Sector Development programme in the Democratic Republic of Congo

UK Department for International Development

Foster Economic activities by strategically targeting key constraints in order to empower the private sector to be an engine of growth, job creation and poverty alleviation in DRC thus improving the lives of poor people in DRC by 2023.To foster economic opportunities for poor people in the Democratic Republic of Congo by providing them with access to financial services, well functioning markets, and an enabling business environment.

Project Identifier: GB-1-203161
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 04-07-2012
Total Budget: £87,934,560

Jordan Compact Education Programme - Transforming life chances of a generation of children through education

UK Department for International Development

JCEP supports the Government of Jordan to fulfill landmark commitments made at the Supporting Syria and the Region Conference. The Compact agreed a new approach to addressing the protracted refugee crisis and includes a commitment that all children in Jordan regardless of their nationality will have access to quality education in a safe inclusive and tolerant environment.

Project Identifier: GB-1-205200
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 26-07-2016
Total Budget: £79,929,999

M4D - Mobile for Development Strategic Partnership

UK Department for International Development

To work jointly with the industry group representing mobile phone operators worldwide, the GSMA, and its subsidiary Mobile for Development, to identify and support the development and use of new, innovative ways in which mobile phone technologies and mobile network infrastructure can be used to improve the reach, delivery and affordability of life-enhancing services to poor people in Africa and Asia. As a result of this work some 14 million poor people are expected to benefit from improved access to life enhancing services by 2020.

Project Identifier: GB-1-203804
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 22-02-2016
Total Budget: £76,827,280

TEA - Transforming Energy Access

UK Department for International Development

The project is up to £65 million over five years, to support early stage testing and scale up of innovative technologies and business models that will accelerate access to affordable, clean energy services for poor households and enterprises, especially in Africa. The programme will include: i) partnership with Shell Foundation, enabling support to another 30+ early stage private sector innovations. ii) Innovate UK’s Energy Catalyst to stimulate technology innovation by UK enterprises; iii) build other strategic clean energy innovation partnerships (e.g. testing a new ‘P2P Solar’ crowdfunding platform; and scoping a potential new partnership with Gates Foundation on Mission Innovation); iv) skills and expertise development. To support early stage testing and scale up of innovative technologies and business models that will accelerate access to affordable, clean energy services for poor households and enterprises, especially in Africa

Project Identifier: GB-1-204867
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 22-03-2016
Total Budget: £74,748,718

Supporting peace and stability in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo

UK Department for International Development

To promote peace and stability in eastern DRC and support the implementation of the regional Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework (PSCF)To promote peace and stability in eastern DRC and support the implementation of the regional Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework (PSCF). It will support national, multilateral and bilateral efforts over the next three to five years to end the cycles of conflict and build lasting peace at local, provincial, national and regional levels in the DRC.

Project Identifier: GB-1-202416
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 17-02-2014
Total Budget: £69,999,955

Africa Clean Energy Programme (ACE)

UK Department for International Development

The programme will catalyse a market based approach for private sector delivery of solar home system (SHS) products and services. This will lead to improved energy access for people in sub-Saharan Africa currently who are currently without modern energy. The programme will work in 14 priorty countries: Mozambique, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, Somalia, Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra Leonne and Senegal. The programme will support: 1) Technical assistance to improve the enabling environment for a market based approach for private sector delivery of solar home system (SHS) products and services (Policy and Regulatory Reform, investment readiness, learning and Coordination) 2) Finance for businesses wanting to enter new and emerging SHS markets in sub-Saharan Africa for their start up and early commercialisation of ideas 3) Test innovative approaches to stimulating private sector investment and a market development.

Project Identifier: GB-1-204637
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 23-06-2016
Total Budget: £64,999,990

Post-Earthquake Reconstruction in Nepal - Building Back Better

UK Department for International Development

Establish partnerships with local & central government, communities and businesses to support the (i) districts effected by the Earthquake to “build back better” including leading to more resilient (including climate resilient) infrastructure and institutions; (ii) the most vulnerable recover their livelihoods and assets; and (iii) the Government of Nepal to plan for and manage the response to the earthquake.

Project Identifier: GB-1-205138
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 08-06-2016
Total Budget: £63,049,991

Leh Wi Learn - Sierra Leone Secondary Education Improvement Programme

UK Department for International Development

To improve English and mathematics learning achievement in all secondary schools , especially for girls. The programme has the following components: making schools safe for girls, improving learning conditions in schools for boys and girls, strengthening central and district capacity, and improving monitoring and evaluation. In the first two years, the project will be fully aligned with Sierra Leone’s President’s Recovery Priorities. Over the five years, the impact will be measured by improvements in the West Africa regional secondary school examinations taken after three years (the basic certificate) and after six years (the senior certificate). An additional 14,000[1] girls and boys are expected to pass English and Maths at senior level, with a narrowing of the performance gap between boys and girls. The outcome of the programme will establish an enabling environment for secondary school students, especially girls, to be safe, learn and achieve.

Project Identifier: GB-1-205234
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 18-05-2016
Total Budget: £60,499,996

Partnerships for Development

UK Department for International Development

Partnerships for Development (formerly known as GREAT for Partnership) will multiply the UK’s development impact by boosting partnerships between UK’s institutions and their counterparts in the developing world. It will leverage the skills and expertise from a range of UK institutions and supply them initially to DFID partner countries, based on tailored demand. It will initially prioritise the Extractives, Financial Accountability and Anti-Corruption sectors.

Project Identifier: GB-1-205191
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 12-08-2016
Total Budget: £55,203,140

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