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Productive Safety Net Programme Phase 4

Reporting Organisation: Department for International Development Project Identifier: GB-1-204290 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £276,200,007

To reduce hunger, improve livelihoods and reduce the risk of famine in rural Ethiopia by (i) providing cash and food transfers, livelihoods advice and access to microfinance to 1.2 million extremely poor Ethiopians and (ii) creating local infrastructure which reverses environmental degradation and improves access to markets and basic services. 85% of participant households receive transfers as wages for labour on public works projects (including 32,000 km of hillside terraces, 3,000 km of rural roads and 400 new or expanded schools); while the remainder (the elderly, those with disabilities, and pregnant women) receive cash and / or food without a labour requirement. This programme contributes towards national and international development goals and DFID’s own targets for reducing poverty and hunger and for building household resilience to climate change and other shocks.

Adaptation for Smallholder Agricultural Programme (ASAP)

Reporting Organisation: Department for International Development Project Identifier: GB-1-202817 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £150,024,099

To provide knowledge and best practices to help over 6 million smallholder farmers in up to 43 countries adapt to climate change. Grants will be made to: build small scale water-harvesting, water storage and irrigation systems for farmers; provide farmers with improved seeds that are drought tolerant; help farmers access markets to sell their crops; to plant trees on farms and introduce soil and water conservation practices; and, enable farmers to access daily and seasonal weather forecasts (e.g. using text messages) so they know when best to plant and harvest crops.”

Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes and Disasters

Reporting Organisation: Department for International Development Project Identifier: GB-1-202921 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £140,149,986

To help up to 10 million people, especially women and children, in developing countries cope with extreme climate and weather events such as droughts, cyclones and floods (climate extremes). This will be achieved by doing three things. By making grants to civil society organisations to scale up proven technologies and practices in the Sahel, sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia that help people withstand, and more quickly recover, from climate extremes. By identifying the best ways of doing this, and share this knowledge globally to increase the programme’s overall impact. By supporting national governments to strengthen their policies and actions to respond to climate extremes. These will all contribute to the Millennium Development Goals on the eradication poverty and hunger, and environmental sustainability, and also respond to the Humanitarian and Emergency Response Review recommendation that DFID should integrate the threat from climate change into a Disaster Risk Reduction.

Land Investment For Transformation - Wealth Creation Programme

Reporting Organisation: Department for International Development Project Identifier: GB-1-202900 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £72,704,391

To support the Government of Ethiopia in the provision of map based land certificates to farmers in four regions and assist them to fully benefit from increased investment and productivity through the development of the rural land market and its supporting operations. The project will be a driver to increasing income by 20% for over 500,000 households. It will also secure land ownership for 6.1 million households, of whom around 70% will be women

Private Enterprise Programme Ethiopia

Reporting Organisation: Department for International Development Project Identifier: GB-1-202596 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £69,903,419

To support access to finance for small and medium sized businesses, especially those owned and run by women, and to support productivity and growth in the horticulture, leather and textiles sectors in order to raise incomes and create jobs.

Montserrat Financial Aid 2016/17 - 2018/19

Reporting Organisation: Department for International Development Project Identifier: GB-1-204238 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £65,039,545

To support the provision of public services to meet the reasonable assistance needs of the people of Montserrat, including health, education and securing air and sea access, given that Montserrat is not yet self-sufficient. This is in line with the 2012 Overseas Territories White Paper and consistent with relevant elements of UK’s Aid Strategy and DFID’s 2015-2020 Single Departmental Plan.

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

Reporting Organisation: Department for International Development Project Identifier: GB-1-202098 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £50,999,994

To increase employment and improve productivity in selected rural and agricultural market systems in northern NigeriaTo increase the incomes of over 500,000 poor people in the north of Nigeria through facilitating change in key market sectors. This will benefit over 250,000 women and over 250,000 men by enabling their net incomes to increase by between 15 and 50% by December 2017

Kenya Market Assistance Programme (MAP)

Reporting Organisation: Department for International Development Project Identifier: GB-1-202698 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £48,195,638

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.

Southern Agriculture Growth Corridor Programme in Tanzania

Reporting Organisation: Department for International Development Project Identifier: GB-1-202844 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £43,584,984

To raise rural incomes and increase food security by contributing to the improvements in the business environment for commercial agriculture in Tanzania(especially the southern corridor), as well as growth in number and scale of commercial agribusinesses and substantial improvement in the market operations of a number of agricultural commodity markets. The programme is expected to benefit 100,000 rural households by March 2015 and over 230,000 households by end of the Programme in 2017

Programme of Support to Agriculture in Rwanda

Reporting Organisation: Department for International Development Project Identifier: GB-1-204456 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £43,227,882

To sustainably increase the agricultural productivity of poor farmers by transforming Rwandan agriculture from a subsistence-based to a more commercial-based sector that accelerates agricultural growth. This will help address challenges that may limit agriculture productivity, reduce the rate at which poverty is falling, increase inequality and hamper improvements in food security and malnutrition. The programme will result in increased agricultural productivity, food security and incomes of poor households and contributes towards the MDG’s by helping to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger and; promoting gender equality and empowering women.

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