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.
To support inclusive economic development in Afghanistan through improvement in the investment climate, including (i) strengthening legal and regulatory frameworks, investor protection, investment risk-sharing instruments and access to land; (ii) building partnerships and dialogue between the private sector and government; (iii) advocacy for the role of private sector in economic development; and (iv) increasing women’s access to capital, assets and business services.