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UNHCR - L'Agence des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés (2019)

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Le HCR, l'Agence des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés, est une organisation internationale qui a pour mission de sauver des vies, de protéger les droits des réfugiés et de construire un avenir meilleur pour les réfugiés, les communautés déplacées et les apatrides.

Project Identifier: XM-DAC-41121-2019
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 01-01-2019
Budget: £771,397,768

Second phase of DFID's Support to the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG).

UK Department for International Development

The aim of PIDG is to mobilise private investment in infrastructure, in order to increase service provision for the poor, boost economic growth, trade and jobs to alleviate poverty in the world’s poorest countries.

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-1-300351
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 11-05-2018
Total Budget: £424,115,636

Green Africa Power LLP

Private Infrastructure Development Group

GAP has the ambitious target to finance approximately 270MW of new renewable energy generation capacity in four years, saving 3.9m tonnes of carbon emissions and improving the supply of clean energy to millions of people in Africa.;

Project Identifier: XM-DAC-47086-GAP
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 04-04-2013
Budget: £395,000,000

Forest Governance, Markets and Climate

UK Department for International Development

A global programme supporting governance and market reforms aimed at reducing the illegal use of forest resources, benefitting poor forest-dependent people and promoting sustainable growth in developing countries.

Project Identifier: GB-1-201724
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 18-08-2011
Total Budget: £281,581,070

GuarantCo Ltd

Private Infrastructure Development Group

GuarantCo's two key objectives are to encourage domestic financing of infrastructure services and to promote local capital market development.;

Project Identifier: XM-DAC-47086-GuarantCo
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 25-08-2005
Budget: $268,247,700

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: £265,074,997

InfraCo Asia Development Pte. Ltd

Private Infrastructure Development Group

InfraCo Asia’s objective is to stimulate greater private sector involvement in the development of infrastructure and related projects by reducing the costs and risks of project development; and InfraCo Asia's mission is to identify, create and structure financeable private sector and public private partnership investment opportunities and offer them, at or prior to financial close, to the private sector for implementation.;

Project Identifier: XM-DAC-47086-InfraCo Asia Development
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 03-03-2009
Budget: £161,282,136

Global Trade

Cross-government Prosperity Fund

The programme will provide technical assistance and support to facilitate free trade and open markets for key Middle Income Countries (MICs), enabling greater investment and interaction with global value chains to create jobs and prosperity, and help reduce poverty. The programme’s budget will be implemented across three main activity strands. Management Services (research and analysis across multiple regions and countries), Advisory Services (including design and development of sub programmes) and Delivery Services (delivery of interventions that have been scoped and contracted from the Management and Advisory Services). This programme will help to meet one of the four strategic objectives of the UK Aid strategy 2015: to use ODA to promote economic development and prosperity in the developing world. This will contribute to the reduction of poverty and strengthen trade and investment opportunities globally – including, as a secondary benefit, for the UK.

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-50-PF-11-GTP
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: N/A
Budget: £150,000,000

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: £87,934,559

Regional Economic Development for Investment and Trade (REDIT) Programme

UK Department for International Development

The programme aims to increase sustainable and shared prosperity in Kenya by increasing Kenya’s trade with the region and the rest of the world. Specifically, the programme will (i) invest in improving the efficiency and capacity of transport, logistics and trade infrastructure at Mombasa Port and key border points; (ii) invest in systems to improve trading standards, reduce non-tariff barriers and enhance transparency in trade processes; (iii) improve the regulatory and policy environment for trade; and (iv) support private sector advocacy for trade competitiveness, the export capacity of Kenyan businesses and the greater participation of women and small and growing businesses in trade. ICF component is supporting Kenya Ports Authority to develop and implement a Green Port Policy to help the port adapt and become resilient to climate change. Key objectives include introducing new climate friendly technologies into the port’s operations.

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-1-300137
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 08-12-2017
Total Budget: £84,096,108

Better Health programme

Cross-government Prosperity Fund

The programme aims are to increase life expectancy, improve productivity and deliver economic growth in the partner countries set out above. To achieve this high level impact it has two overarching health goals: • To tackle the issue of premature death and illness due to Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) like diabetes and heart disease, which account for 74% of premature fatalities in lower and middle income countries (LMICs). • To reduce incidents of premature mortality (e.g. infections contracted in hospitals) by improving health care outcomes. Meeting these objectives will help advance economic development in the partner countries but will also create opportunities for international and UK businesses as a secondary benefit. It also helps advance our National Security Strategy and UK Aid Strategy objectives.

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-50-PF-20-BHP
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 01-04-2019
Budget: £79,300,000

Technical Assistance Facility

Private Infrastructure Development Group

The key specific objectives of the TAF is to: a. Build capacity in both the public and private sector in order to facilitate the aims of the PIDG. b. Facilitate private investment and mobilise additional resources directed towards the implementation of initiatives sponsored by the PIDG Facilities. c. Promote better co-ordination in the delivery of technical assistance associated with projects sponsored by the PIDG Facilities. d. Enhance inclusion and other social development opportunities associated with projects supported by the PIDG Facilities. e. Provide post-transaction support for projects supported by the PIDG Facilities. f. Strengthen environmental sustainability of PIDG supported projects. g. Promote development or improvement of capital market systems in selected countries or regions. h. Facilitate affordability by the poor of infrastructure services provided on a commercially viable basis. ;

Project Identifier: XM-DAC-47086-TAF
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 22-10-2003
Budget: $69,586,982

The Ethiopia Investment Advisory Facility (EIAF) Phase II Programme

UK Department for International Development

The programme aim to provide flexible, demand-led technical assistance to Government of Ethiopia ministries, agencies and state-owned enterprises in order to enhance the effectiveness of public investments and improve the enabling environment for exporters. By providing technical expertise and capacity building in the areas of public investment management; industrial parks and their supporting infrastructure; and trade logistics, EIAF II aims to contribute to outward oriented, manufacturing led, sustainable and inclusive growth in Ethiopia.

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-1-300588
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 05-11-2018
Total Budget: £66,000,000

Corridors for Growth

UK Department for International Development

To increase Tanzania’s infrastructure for trade in three ways (i) Co-financing the Dar Port expansion together with the World Bank and Tanzania Port Authority will double port capacity and enable Tanzania’s entire trade volume to increase by two thirds. (ii) Project preparation funding for six more major regional transport projects are expected to catalyse up to £600m of development finance incorporating climate resilent design. (iii) Launching a new approach to Public-Private Partnerships will improve infrastructure in municipal areas and build capacity for larger PPP’s in the future.The programme is expected to reduce the costs of doing business in Tanzania, contributing to growth, more jobs and lower poverty. The short-term beneficiaries will be users such as traders, logistics providers and public citizens. International business including from the UK will benefit from better access to trade.In the medium to long run employment is expected to increase from indirect effects.

Project Identifier: GB-1-204369
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 23-09-2016
Total Budget: £60,999,999

Business for Shared Prosperity in Burma

UK Department for International Development

This programme seeks to improve investment regulation, policy and implementation, to address the constraints to financial sector development, to boost quality public and private investment in priority infrastructure, to assist Burma to realise its trade potential, and to facilitate greater inclusion of women and other excluded groups in Burma’s economic development. This will be achieved through the following delivery mechanisms: • a programme with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to improve Burma’s investment climate and promote competitiveness • a programme to establish the Burma Enterprise Opportunity Facility, a new facility implemented by a managing agent (to be selected through open competition) to deliver activities in partnership with government, business, civil society and other development partners that support economic reform, and to finance innovative new projects

Project Identifier: GB-1-204672
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 04-08-2015
Total Budget: £54,969,115

Rural and Agriculture Markets Development programme for Northern Nigeria (PrOpCom Mai-karfi)

UK Department for International Development

To increase employment and improve productivity in selected rural and agricultural market systems in northern Nigeria. To increase the incomes by between 15% and 50% of over 710,000 poor people in the north of Nigeria through facilitating change in key market sectors by March 2021.

Project Identifier: GB-1-202098
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 27-03-2013
Total Budget: £50,699,993

The Investment Promotion Programme

UK - Department for International Trade

Funded through the cross-government Prosperity Fund, the Investment Promotion Programme (IPP) is DIT’s first ODA funded programme. IPP will support key developing countries to attract foreign direct investment, which will build stable economies and reduce their reliance on aid. Targeted interventions will lead to an improvement in the quality of services delivered by foreign investment promotion organisations, their promotion campaigns and the investment projects they support. Supporting investment promotion can fast track economic transformation, helping to pave the way towards prosperity. Increasing the attractiveness and capability of developing countries for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) can help create jobs, boost skills and productivity in the local economy of the focal countries. The object of the programme is to further sustainable development in the relevant countries leading to poverty reduction, higher living standards and addressing gender inequality.

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-15-IPP
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 01-04-2018
Budget: £50,000,000

Kenya Market Assistance Programme (MAP)

UK Department for International Development

To reduce poverty in Kenya by enabling poor people to benefit from better functioning markets, and by building greater awareness among influential decision makers of how markets can work better for the poor. This will increase household incomes of 148,000 small scale farmers and entrepreneurs - of whom 33% are women - by an average of over 20% by 2018. 36,000 jobs for women and 73,000 for men and male youth will also be created.

Project Identifier: GB-1-202698
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 16-08-2012
Total Budget: £48,195,637

Supporting Economic Empowerment and Development in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (SEED OPTs)

UK Department for International Development

This programme will focus DFID economic development assistance to the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPTs) in the areas of water, electricity, access & movement and trade, and fiscal losses and customs. Programme activities will support institutional capacity building and infrastructure development, working closely with the Palestinian Authority and Government of Israel. The overarching goal is to support economic growth and job creation in the OPTs.

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-1-300667
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 02-11-2018
Total Budget: £42,999,998

Land Investment For Transformation

DAI Europe

The project purpose of the Land Investment for Transformation Programme (Ethiopia) is to increase land tenure security through second level land certification (SLLC) and improved rural land administration systems, maximising benefits to small holder farmers through to a Making Markets Work for the Poor (M4P) component, in the four states of Oromia, Amhara, Tigray and the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Region (SNNPR). At the national level the project will work with the Government to ensure the transparency of land allocation, commercial land investment procedures and other policies and procedures are consistent with international good practice and human rights commitments. The LIFT Programme consists of three main pillars that includes: 1. Second Level Land Certification 2. M4P Interventions 3. Cross Cutting Policy Issues

Project Identifier: GB-COH-1858644-202900
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: N/A
Budget: £41,230,266

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