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Strategic Partnership Arrangement II between DFID and BRAC

Reporting Organisation: Department for International Development Project Identifier: GB-1-204916 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £222,500,000

To provide support to BRAC’s development programmes to improve access to quality basic services (health, education, water and sanitation), help the poorest, most marginalised people across the whole of Bangladesh graduate from extreme poverty, support inclusive growth and help build effective formal and informal institutions. UK support will include: helping over 950,000 children (600,000 girls) gain a decent education; providing additional nutritional support to 11 million people (7 million women and girls); helping 5.7 million girls and women gain access to family planning services; providing at least 75,000 people with sustainable access to clean water and sanitation; and lifting 240,000 women and their families (over 960,000 people) out of extreme poverty.

Jordan Compact Economic Opportunities Programme

Reporting Organisation: Department for International Development Project Identifier: GB-1-205201 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £201,499,999

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.

Safety, Support and Solutions – Phase 2

Reporting Organisation: Department for International Development Project Identifier: GB-GOV-1-300461 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £64,371,983

This programme provides life-saving humanitarian aid including food, medical care and protection services to vulnerable migrants along key migration routes towards Europe. It will raise awareness of the dangers of crossing the Sahara and the Mediterranean Sea and will assist those who decide to return home to do so safely. It will offer sustainable reintegration support to help returnees rebuild their lives and deter risky remigration. Through the provision of data analysis and training it will support governments to improve the management of migration and make it safer, for example by building their capacity to identify and protect asylum seekers and refugees, and tackle people trafficking.

Rwanda Learning for All Programme

Reporting Organisation: Department for International Development Project Identifier: GB-1-204463 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £62,600,000

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

Business for Shared Prosperity in Burma

Reporting Organisation: Department for International Development Project Identifier: GB-1-204672 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £54,674,838

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

Skills Development Programme

Reporting Organisation: Department for International Development Project Identifier: GB-1-204399 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £38,436,000

To deliver skill-based trainings to around 330,000 poor and vulnerable people in the Punjab district ( of which 40% are women) with an aim to provide a pool of skilled workers for the private sector firms, leading to enhanced incomes and employment prospects and encouraging private sector training providers to build up their training capacity.

Increasing Economic Opportunities for Marginalised Youth in Northern Nigeria

Reporting Organisation: Department for International Development Project Identifier: GB-1-202584 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £35,979,991

The purpose of the project is to increase the economic opportunities available to marginalised groups in Northern Nigeria, increasing their productivity and earning power through skills training and addressing other constraints.

Youth Education and Skills programme for economic Growth (YES4Growth)

Reporting Organisation: Department for International Development Project Identifier: GB-1-203870 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £26,400,000

The project will deliver manifesto commitments on education and contribute to the global goal of inclusive and equitable quality education for all. It will ensure underprivileged youth, especially females, have improved opportunities for basic education, vocational skills and formal employment. The project will also contribute to the UK government's commitment to women's economic empowerment. Over 27,000 (45% girls) youth will benefit from skills development.

Employment and Skills for Eastern Africa: E4D/SOGA

Reporting Organisation: Department for International Development Project Identifier: GB-1-204639 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £22,580,518

To provide skill training, matching and supplier development services to help East African women, men and young people exploit employment and economic opportunities in natural resource-based industries and adjacent sectors. The programme designs and funds interventions together with the private sector to ensure its services are demand-driven. If successful, the programme will help countries benefit more economically from investments in resource-based industries and other sectors, in terms of East Africans having access to jobs created rather than expats and local firms benefitting from increased procurement opportunities rather than international contractors.

Better Delivery on Jobs

Reporting Organisation: Department for International Development Project Identifier: GB-1-204253 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £20,050,001

To increase the impact on job creation and incomes in developing countries of the policies and programmes of DFID, the World Bank, other donors, development finance institutions and NGOs. Working primarily through a World Bank Trust Fund on Jobs this programme will strengthen the international community’s work by engaging with governments and the private sector, on issues including youth employment, fragile states and improving data on jobs.

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