Improved transport infrastructure in Pakistan along with enhanced private sector involvement in infrastructure financing, road safety interventions and support to regulatory environment, leading to increased trade and economic growth in Pakistan
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.
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.
The programme aims to increase sustainable and shared prosperity in Kenya by increasing Kenya’s trade with the region and the rest of the world. Specifically, the programme will (i) invest in improving the efficiency and capacity of transport, logistics and trade infrastructure at Mombasa Port and key border points; (ii) invest in systems to improve trading standards, reduce non-tariff barriers and enhance transparency in trade processes; (iii) improve the regulatory and policy environment for trade; and (iv) support private sector advocacy for trade competitiveness, the export capacity of Kenyan businesses and the greater participation of women and small and growing businesses in trade.
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
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.
To increase trade, growth and poverty reduction through greater regional integration and trade competitiveness.
Greater regional integration and trade competitiveness in Uganda . It is expected that the programme will reduce transport times along the northern corridor by 15% and increase Uganda’s exports by 10%.
Increased levels of trade and investment across regions targeted sectors and geographical areas in Central, West and South Asia, with greater access to markets and services for poor people, including women.
The programme – known as the FoodTrade Eastern and Southern Africa - aims to stimulate cross-border regional trade of staple food from surplus to deficit areas in Eastern and Southern Africa in order to benefit producers and consumers. The programme works with private sector and policy makers to improve the predictability of the rules regulating cross border trade in staple food, stimulate investments and support farmers to benefit from participation in regional supply chains.