The aim of PIDG is to mobilise private investment in infrastructure, in order to increase service provision for the poor, boost economic growth, trade and jobs to alleviate poverty in the world’s poorest countries.
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.
Output Based Aid (OBA) mainstreamed and implemented by Governments and Development Agencies as a key mechanism for improving the lives of poor people by facilitating their access to affordable basic infrastructure services
To enable developing countries with oil, gas and minerals to transform these resources into growth and poverty reduction.
To improve reproductive maternal and child health (RMCH) outcomes in Mozambique by strengthening community and institutional systems. This contributes toward the Family Planning 2020 objectives
To improve governance, accountability and public service delivery (e.g. in health and education) by the Government of Somaliland. This will promote long-term stability in the region and improve the lives of poor Somalilanders. This programme contributes to our MDGs by delivering public services, and building core government capacity and functions and will result in improved planning and delivery for development priorities by 2016.
To improve the management of water within and between South Asian countries, reducing poverty by enabling adaptation to climate change and reducing the risk of conflict over water resources. By 2018, 500 million people living in river basins will benefit from improved water management by reducing their risk of exposure to flooding and drought and enhancing regional security by improving cooperation between governments
This programme will provide practical support to implement high quality green growth policies in developing countries. It will also improve knowledge and evidence on green growth policies and their implementation across developing countries.