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CDC Programme of Support in Africa and South Asia (2015-2018)

Reporting Organisation: Department for International Development Project Identifier: GB-1-203444 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £4,275,628,997

To enable CDC to scale up its activity of investing and lending to support the building of businesses in developing countries, to create jobs and make a lasting difference to people’s lives in some of the world's poorest places. CDC is DFID’s main vehicle for investing in private companies in Africa and South Asia. CDC encourages capital investments from other private investors by being a first mover, demonstrating to other investors that commercial returns are possible in these frontier markets, and by sharing risk and expertise. The additional equity from DFID will enable CDC to meet demand for capital in its target markets and allow CDC to sustain a higher volume of more developmental investments across priority regions and business sectors

Enterprise and Assets Growth Programme

Reporting Organisation: Department for International Development Project Identifier: GB-1-202495 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £197,049,997

Improved Micro Small and Medium Enterprise access to appropriate financial services translating into higher economic benefits for state, and poor and marginalised groups, in Pakistan

Increasing sustainable access to water sanitation and hygiene in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Reporting Organisation: Department for International Development Project Identifier: GB-1-203445 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £161,511,005

To reduce the rate of diarrhoeal morbidity in children under five by increasing access to water, sanitation and hygiene for 3,755,000 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Impact Programme - Investment to fund innovative solutions for development and help develop sustainable investment markets that work for the poor

Reporting Organisation: Department for International Development Project Identifier: GB-1-202939 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £157,779,740

DFID is providing £757.3m over 23 years to catalyse the market for impact investment in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, to improve the lives of at least five million poor and low-income people. Impact investments are those which have both a financial and social return by benefitting poor and low-income people through improved access to affordable goods and services and income generating opportunities. The Impact Programme has two components: investments and market building. CDC manages our investments through two funds. The first fund, the Impact Fund, launched in 2013 is a £305m fund of funds. The second fund, launched in 2015, is a £333m fund which makes direct investments into businesses that are highly developmental/transformative. Technical assistance is also being made available to the underlying investees. Our market building work (£30.5 million) complements our investments by providing the market infrastructure required for impact investing to scale.

Forest Governance, Markets and Climate

Reporting Organisation: Department for International Development Project Identifier: GB-1-201724 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £148,570,323

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.

UK Aid Match 2013–2016: giving the public a say in how a portion of the aid budget is spent

Reporting Organisation: Department for International Development Project Identifier: GB-1-203559 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £123,541,596

UK Aid Match allows the UK public to have a say in how an element of the aid budget is spent. DFID will match fund, pound for pound, public donations to appeals made by selected not-for-profit organisations, enabling them to increase their poverty reduction and development work in DFID priority countries.

International Citizens Service 2015-2018

Reporting Organisation: Department for International Development Project Identifier: GB-1-204894 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £111,599,999

This is the third phase of the International Citizenship Service, a volunteering programme for young people aged between 18-25 from across the UK. Each placement will last up to 3 months with volunteers working directly with local organisations on long-term, sustainable development projects focusing on education, health, livelihoods, civic participation or the environment in some of the world’s poorest communities. This will build on the success of phase 1 and 2, which has already seen over 20,000 volunteers participate.

Private Sector Development programme in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Reporting Organisation: Department for International Development Project Identifier: GB-1-203161 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £94,499,981

The design of a systemic, context-specific PSD programme which strategically targets 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.

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.

Support to the Economic Recovery of Somalia (SERS)

Reporting Organisation: Department for International Development Project Identifier: GB-1-204313 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £69,400,000

This project will deliver on the economic priorities of the Federal Government of Somalia by supporting the World Bank’s Multi Partner Fund (MPF) to: 1. build more effective and efficient public institutions through support to Public Financial Management and Public Sector Management and 2. to improve the business enabling environment by building critical infrastructure, supporting the development of key sectors, helping create jobs and improving access to finance and training, with a focus on women and girls.

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