Projects funded through Fleming Fund will benefit people in low- and middle-income countries, where the burden of drug resistant infection is greater.
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.
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.
The Stability Fund’s goal is to work towards a peaceful, secure, stable Somalia. To achieve this, the Stability Fund aims to address the security, development and political drivers of conflict in a local area to achieve the following outcomes: i) Legitimate, viable governance structures able to make and enforce rules locally. ii) Existing and emerging conflicts brought to conclusion and risks of future conflicts mitigated.
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
To strengthen the effectiveness of growth enhancing public investment in Ethiopia in order to promote outward orientated, manufacturing-led inclusive growth. The project will finance the provision of technical assistance to Government of Ethiopia ministries and agencies linked to energy, trade logistics and urban development. The beneficiaries of the project will be the Ethiopian population through increased jobs and access to investment related services.
DFID will pursue actions globally to improve land rights protection to: help ensure women and men enjoy legally recognised, secure property and tenure rights. To Improve information and knowledgeto facilitate the provision of clear, transparent land related information and knowledge, enabling rights to be identified, understood and protected. To improve private sector investment through the development and rollout of a standardized investment risk assessment methodology and implementation of best practice in land governance.
The UK will generate new evidence on ‘what works’ to transform the lives of poor adolescent girls to enable them to move out of poverty. Results will directly inform DFID and other international and national actors to develop or revise policies and programmes to effectively reach adolescent girls. It will enable girls to have increased voice, choice, and control over their lives in at least 4 DFID priority countries and lead to reduction in early and forced marriage, reduction in violence, and improved economic wellbeing. Evidence will lead to an increase in donor and national investments for girls.
The project will contribute to the global goal of healthy lives and well-being for all and the manifesto commitment on family planning. It will develop competent and accredited midwives in the private sector. It will also professionalise midwifery in Bangladesh through building capacity and system strengthening. Almost 5500 midwives will be graduated under this project.
To strengthen democratic institutions and governance in Tanzania by working with Parliament, political parties, civil society and the media to improve capacity and strengthen accountability mechanisms, promote institutions and political processes that are more inclusive and foster economic growth that provides more benefits for poor people.
The Modern Slavery Fund is the Home Office’s £33.5m official development assistance (ODA) fund to support the UK’s goal of reducing the prevalence of modern slavery in countries from which the UK sees a high number of victims. This activity started in 2016/17 and will end in 2020/21. The fund actively contributes to achieving the UN sustainable development goal target 8.7 which calls for “immediate and effective measures to eradicate modern slavery” by 2030. The fund forms part of a UK government commitment to spend £200m of ODA on tackling modern slavery. As part of the Home Office Modern Slavery Fund we are investing £3m in Vietnam, £5m in Nigeria and £2m in Albania. The Modern Slavery Fund also includes an £11m Innovation Fund, which builds the evidence base by supporting projects taking innovative approaches to tackling modern slavery.
To engage with China on developmental issues on international poverty reduction in order to develop a shared agenda on innovative activities that expose aid practitioners to new and effective approaches to international development, including addressing demand from other developing countries for lessons from China's development experience.
To increase the use of high-quality research by policy-makers and practitioners on economic and social policy issues affecting developing countries. By 2018 there will be at least seven cases of changes in policy and practice in developing countries, informed by the projects’ research outputs, every year.
To make DFIDs Research agenda more responsive through the production of short term policy research that will address the needs of policy makers by providing them with primary evidence that can subsequently be used for policy analysis in such areas as Health, Education, Conflict, Cash Transfers, Aid Transparency, Tax Policy, Social Protection, Energy, Payment by Results, Economics and Innovation. Short term policy driver research studies will be commissioned in the following sectors and regions. A series of case studies will be developed for Higher Education covering Burma, Ghana, Pakistan and Sierra Leone. The information available on Electricity Access and Electricity Insecurity will be reviewed for India. A study will be undertaken on assessing the Cuban Model of Medical Education in sub-Saharan Africa. A review will be undertaken looking at Social Protection and Tax in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa and Activity based Learning will be reviewed in Tamil Nadu, India.
To produce research analysis and best practice guidance that will help to inform global policy on how development programming and policy can have the greatest impact on stability and security overseas.
The purpose of the evidence products will be to ensure that the future research portfolio on education contributes to the evidence base; addressing critical gaps in service provision, in a systematic and cost-effective manner.
The Strategic Research Fund (SRF) will help underpin DFID and HMG’s strategy and investments in Ethiopia through targeted, short-term analysis and research. Specific pieces of work under the Fund may include research, policy advice, and capacity building such as short term surge support to government offices or other institutions, and training seminars. The programme will support stronger partnerships with Government of Ethiopia, Ethiopian research institutions, and civil society, providing a foundation to influence policy and maximise the impact and value for money of HMG’s work.
Gender & Energy Research Programme Globally, over 1.1 billion people do not have access to reliable and affordable electricity services, and over 2.7 billion people do not have access to clean cooking facilities (see World Energy Outlook 2016). In poor rural and semi-urban areas in developing countries, female-headed households are less likely to have access to energy services than male-headed ones. Further, when energy services are available, the same services have different outcomes for men and for women. Despite this, energy policies and projects rarely address gender issues explicitly. At the international level, there is a growing recognition that the goal of energy for all will not be achieved unless women’s energy needs are better understood and addressed in both policy and action. Being able to address women’s needs and tapping into their potential in energy interventions will contribute to achieve SEforALL’s goal and the Social Development Goal (SDG) of achieving universal access to energy by 2030. ENERGIA believes that evidence can have a strong influence on policymaking. Our Gender and Energy Research Programme will provide the evidence base for improving the effectiveness of energy investment by understanding and addressing women’s needs for modern energy services through empirical research. The programme is funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and covers five areas: Electrification through grid and decentralised systems Productive uses of energy The political economy of energy sector dynamics Energy sector reforms and regulation The role of the private sector in scaling up energy access Unlocking the economic benefits of rural energy Key socio-economic trends influence gendered uptake and outcomes of energy access services