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To improve access, retention and the quality of education for all children in primary and secondary schools of Punjab Province in Pakistan. All government school children (6 million primary, 4 million secondary) and children attending school through the Punjab Education Foundation (around 2.2 million) will have benefited from UK support in Punjab by March 2019.
The programme works with government and civil society at federal and state levels to reduce inefficiency and corruption in the use of Nigerian resources and therefore improve delivery of services, including for women, girls and persons with disability. It does this in partnership with other DFID programmes supporting service delivery by helping Nigerian stakeholders improve accountability for use of resources including improving processes for raising revenue, allocating resources, planning and programme implementation.
To strengthen the democratic character of Nigerian political processes and outcomes by providing support to key electoral bodies, other relevant arms of government (such as the Legistaure) and civil society organisations. Credible elections, an efficient legislature and the scrutiny of government performance by an informed society will motivate government to perform better and be more responsive to the needs of citizens.
To provide poor women, men and minority groups in 4,500 villages in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab with tools to (i) help them resolve local disputes peacefully, (ii) work with local government to improve service delivery and (iii) get more poor women involved in decision making at local, district and provincial levels.
The Sub-National Governance programme (SNG) is DFID Pakistan’s flagship programme supporting public financial management, planning and local government reform in the provinces of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP). It is a £38.1 million, 5 year programme from April 2013 to 2018. It works in 12 districts, 6 in each province [Buner, Haripur, Nowshera, Dera Ismail Khan, Karak and Lakki Marwat in KP & Hafizabad, Mandi Bahuddin, Sheikhupura, Bahawalnagar, Sahiwal, and Vehari in Punjab]. This programme focuses on consolidating and embedding key reforms and building the capacity of government systems to take evidence-based decisions and improve health and education outcomes.
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 increase transparency and accountability in Bangladesh by improving systems for management and proactive publication of official information that is relevant and accessible, timely and accurate, and by enabling state reformers, businesses and social activists to hold officials and decision makers answerable for their actions across a range of services including health, education, local government, climate finance and land administration
To improve the quality of citizen representation in Zambia by supporting community radio, election observation and a Parliamentary scorecard. This will enable 3 million Zambians to vote in the 2016 elections. This contributes to our work to improve service delivery and contribute towards attainment of the MDGs.To improve democratic representation in Zambia by providing grants, equipment and technical assistance to Zambian organisations working to deliver change. This will enable 3 million people to vote in the 2016 elections. This contributes towards our MDGs by making politicians more responsive to the needs of 9.7 million poor Zambians, particularly women and girls, and people in rural areas by 2019.To strengthen citizens’ ability to hold their representatives accountable for service delivery by supporting civil society, parliament and elections. This will contribute to MDGs in health and education by allowing citizens to monitor service delivery performance and vote. This will benefit 3 million Zambians and improve their access to services by 2019.
To improve inter-communal harmony and to participate effectively in the peace process by increasing the capacity of civil society, women, youths, religious and ethnic communities through the Paung Sie Facility (PSF). It gives partners the organisational strengths necessary to do this work themselves in the longer term. The programme also supports greater sensitivity in government, investor and donor policy and practice to inter-communal and other conflict dynamics
To contribute to the delivery of HMG’s ‘leave no-one behind agenda’ - tackling extreme poverty and helping the world’s most vulnerable. Grassroots Empowerment programme will deliver results on reducing FGM and early marriage, discrimination against people with albinism, securing land rights for women, and supporting disabled people. In order to achieve its purpose, Grassroots Empowerment will: empower communities to become key driving force for inclusive development at the local levels; ensure decision making at local levels better reflects the needs and aspirations of poor and marginalized groups; and it will give voice to the voiceless and tackle harmful traditional practices. It will facilitate local groups implement local solutions to solve common problems and increase their access to public goods.