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.
GREAT for Partnership will multiply the UK’s development impact by boosting partnerships between UK’s institutions and their counterparts in the developing world. It will leverage the skills and expertise from a range of UK institutions and supply them initially to DFID partner countries, based on tailored demand. It will initially prioritise the Extractives, Financial Accountability and Anti-Corruption sectors.
To enable developing countries with oil, gas and minerals to transform these resources into growth and poverty reduction.
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.
This programme will support reforms to improve the economic and business environment in Zimbabwe, in order to unlock Zimbabwe’s prosperity potential. This will help reduce poverty in Zimbabwe through putting the country on a pathway to economic development and job creation. It will also benefit the UK through fostering trade and investment links
The UK will provide up to £17.39m from November 2012 to December 2019 to help build capacity to support key public sector institutions that shape the regulatory environment for business, help the oil seed sector reach its full potential through the establishment of sustainable market structures supported by government, and provide financial and technical support to business adopting pro-poor business models.
To improve minerals sector governance in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) by strengthening revenue transparency and developing mechanisms for encouraging responsible private sector (both large and small scale artisanal) activity. This will benefit the poor in DRC and contribute towards our Millennium Development Goals by 2015 as improved governance of the minerals sector will increase the sector’s contribution to economic growth, sustainable development and poverty reduction.
To strengthen capacity and governance in key public sector institutions for improved management of the mining and gas sectors in Mozambique over the period 2013 to 2017.
To support better governance and business environment, community development and a localised and inclusive approach to human resources and local service provision in the extractives sector in Kenya by supporting the developement of investor-friendly mining/oil and gas policy, improving governance of revenues from mining/oil and gas industries, increasing competitiveness of local suppliers to mining/oil and gas industries, promoting better employability of local workers, and enhancing the benefits of local communities from mining/oil and gas.
SDMR aims to improve the livelihoods of over 40,000 Rwandans involved in the artisanal and small scale mining industry. Moreover, it will tackle Rwanda’s growing trade deficit by increasing exports, help to attract much-needed private investment in the industry, and ultimately support Rwanda’s path to economic transformation by creating more, higher paid, safer jobs for poor Rwandans. The outcome of the programme will be an economically, socially and environmentally sustainable ASM in target areas.This will contribute to the impact of an increased contribution of the mining sector to economic growth and improving livelihoods among ASM communities. Specifically, reforming the enabling environment will deliver: