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.
To support the provision of public services to meet the reasonable assistance needs of the people of Montserrat, including health, education and securing air and sea access, given that Montserrat is not yet self-sufficient. This is in line with the 2012 Overseas Territories White Paper and consistent with relevant elements of UK’s Aid Strategy and DFID’s 2015-2020 Single Departmental Plan.
To work jointly with the industry group representing mobile phone operators worldwide, the GSMA, and its subsidiary Mobile for Development, to identify and support the development and use of new, innovative ways in which mobile phone technologies and mobile network infrastructure can be used to improve the reach, delivery and affordability of life-enhancing services to poor people in Africa and Asia. As a result of this work some 14 million poor people are expected to benefit from improved access to life enhancing services by 2020.
This programme will focus DFID economic development assistance to the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPTs) in the areas of water, electricity, access & movement and trade, and fiscal losses and customs. Programme activities will support institutional capacity building and infrastructure development, working closely with the Palestinian Authority and Government of Israel. The overarching goal is to support economic growth and job creation in the OPTs.
To enable developing countries with oil, gas and minerals to transform these resources into growth and poverty reduction.
The IGC will help developing countries implement effective inclusive growth policies, in order to lift their citizens out of poverty. The programme will provide rigorous, policy-relevant research; and independent, demand-led policy advice directly to country governments on key priority areas identified in DFID’s 2017 Economic Development Strategy: economic governance; trade and productivity; cities and infrastructure; and energy.
This programme will support the Jordanian National Aid Fund's (NAF) plan to expand and improve its cash assistance programme, increasing the number of vulnerable families supported from 92,000 to 177,000 between 2018 and 2021. The programme will do this by providing technical assistance to the NAF in 2018/2019 to develop the systems and processes needed for this expansion. The technical assistance will facilitate the development of key IT systems, a grievance redress mechanism, a graduation strategy, revised poverty targeting criteria, and implementation plans for digitalisation of payments, expansion coordination, and staff recruitment and training. The programme will also incorporate a research element which will look into different implementation options for the inclusion of refugees in the NAF cash assistance programme in future years.
To prepare and support Serbian public administration and the economy for digital transformation. This will be achieved by: -building the internal capacities of a Serbian Government body (know as the Office for Information Technologies and Electronic Government) to effectively coordinate and implement the digital government strategy -providing support to other institutions in introducing e-services -building a common ICT infrastructure and shared services -maintaining close relations with the key stakeholders and the public