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Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund, 2014-2021

Reporting Organisation: Department for International Development Project Identifier: GB-1-204158 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £678,000,000

To improve the lives of the Afghan people by providing financial support to improve the Government of Afghanistan’s capability to implement development projects and reforms. This will benefit people in all provinces of Afghanistan by improving access to basic services, infrastructure, governance and community representation. This contributes to MDGs 1-5 through a range of interventions, and will remain the main mechanism for coordinated donor support to Afghanistan for many years to come.

The UK’s contribution to the Facility for Refugees in Turkey.

Reporting Organisation: Department for International Development Project Identifier: GB-GOV-1-300287 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £284,999,998

The Facility will help people who have fled the conflict in Syria and now live in Turkey. Turkey hosts the largest number of refugees in the world, including 2.7 million Syrians. Support will include food, education, health care and job opportunities. Helping refugees and host communities in the region makes an important contribution to addressing the European refugee crisis. Work is now under way to understand the implications of leaving the EU for the UK’s development work. The EU continues to be a significant aid donor and is an important partner in some DFID programmes. All decisions on programme funding are in line with the UK Aid Strategy.

Pakistan Economic Corridors Programme

Reporting Organisation: Department for International Development Project Identifier: GB-1-204358 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £265,074,997

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

Cities and Infrastructure for Growth (CIG)

Reporting Organisation: Department for International Development Project Identifier: GB-1-205222 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £155,319,999

The UK will provide up to £165m over 5 years in two phases of £82.5m. The programme will provide technical support on city and regional interventions in 3 focus countries, Burma, Uganda and Zambia resulting in increased inclusive economic growth and job creation. The interventions will help city economies to become more productive, deliver access to reliable, affordable, renewable power for businesses and households, and strengthen investment into infrastructure services, including from the UK.

Managing Climate Risks for Urban Poor

Reporting Organisation: Department for International Development Project Identifier: GB-1-203842 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £85,000,000

This programme will help cities plan for and invest in reducing the impacts of weather-related changes and extreme events, through a partnership with the Rockefeller foundation and the Asian Development Bank, on 2 million urban poor and vulnerable people in 25 medium-sized cities in 6 Asian countries (initially Pakistan, Bangladesh, India, Vietnam, Indonesia) by improving planning processes so that they consider climate change risks, for developing and funding new investment and infrastructure opportunities, and for knowledge and lesson sharing by 2018.

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.

Pathways to Prosperity for Extremely Poor People in Bangladesh (PPEPP)

Reporting Organisation: Department for International Development Project Identifier: GB-1-203852 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £65,240,000

Enable 2 million people to exit extreme poverty and access a sustained pathway to prosperity, while actively promoting public and private provision of the core services required to eradicate extreme poverty.

Support to Bangladesh’s National Urban Poverty Reduction Programme (NUPRP)

Reporting Organisation: Department for International Development Project Identifier: GB-1-203491 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £60,150,000

Improvement in the integration of poor communities into municipal planning, budgeting and management, with a particular focus on women and girls and climate resilience; piloting of options for scale up and lesson learning at national level to inform overall urban policy and poverty reduction

India: Affordable Housing in Poor States

Reporting Organisation: Department for International Development Project Identifier: GB-1-202867 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £42,022,883

The project, in partnership with National Housing Bank, will stimulate the growth of the affordable housing market by providing loans to build 17,000 housing units and 10,000 home loans for low income families. This will result in 27,000 construction jobs for the poorest people in low income states in India by 2020. This programme is predominantly in the form of Development Capital Investment, which generates a return to the UK. The technical assistance will support policy and system strengthening for the scetor as well as promote innovative models and technologies.

Land Governance for Economic Development

Reporting Organisation: Department for International Development Project Identifier: GB-1-204252 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £38,498,515

DFID will pursue actions globally to improve land rights protection to: help ensure women and men enjoy legally recognised, secure property and tenure rights. To Improve information and knowledgeto facilitate the provision of clear, transparent land related information and knowledge, enabling rights to be identified, understood and protected. To improve private sector investment through the development and rollout of a standardized investment risk assessment methodology and implementation of best practice in land governance.

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