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CDC Programme of Support in Africa and South Asia (2015-2018)

Reporting Organisation: Department for International Development Project Identifier: GB-1-203444 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £4,275,628,997

To enable CDC to scale up its activity of investing and lending to support the building of businesses in developing countries, to create jobs and make a lasting difference to people’s lives in some of the world's poorest places. CDC is DFID’s main vehicle for investing in private companies in Africa and South Asia. CDC encourages capital investments from other private investors by being a first mover, demonstrating to other investors that commercial returns are possible in these frontier markets, and by sharing risk and expertise. The additional equity from DFID will enable CDC to meet demand for capital in its target markets and allow CDC to sustain a higher volume of more developmental investments across priority regions and business sectors

PIDG: Core Support to Private Infrastructure Development Group

Reporting Organisation: Department for International Development Project Identifier: GB-1-203232 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £772,049,992

Increased responsible private sector participation in sustainable infrastructure in poorer developing countries through increased flows of private capital & expertise.This will benefit an additional 105.1 million people by the end of 2015.

Punjab Education Support Programme II

Reporting Organisation: Department for International Development Project Identifier: GB-1-202697 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £384,208,083

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.

Stability and Growth Programme

Reporting Organisation: Department for International Development Project Identifier: GB-1-204024 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £266,442,542

To improve macro-economic stability and growth in Pakistan by providing the Government with financial aid and technical assistance in support of the International Monetary Fund Extended Financing Facility. This will benefit the people of Pakistan by establishing the conditions for faster and more equitable growth. This contributes towards our MDGs by enabling the Government of Pakistan to finance essential public expenditure and protect the poor from the adverse impact of structural reforms.

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

Enterprise and Assets Growth Programme

Reporting Organisation: Department for International Development Project Identifier: GB-1-202495 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £198,239,726

Improved Micro Small and Medium Enterprise access to appropriate financial services translating into higher economic benefits for state, and poor and marginalised groups, in Pakistan

Impact Programme - Investment to fund innovative solutions for development and help develop sustainable investment markets that work for the poor

Reporting Organisation: Department for International Development Project Identifier: GB-1-202939 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £157,779,741

DFID is providing £757.3m over 23 years to catalyse the market for impact investment in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, to improve the lives of at least five million poor and low-income people. Impact investments are those which have both a financial and social return by benefitting poor and low-income people through improved access to affordable goods and services and income generating opportunities. The Impact Programme has two components: investments and market building. CDC manages our investments through two funds. The first fund, the Impact Fund, launched in 2013 is a £305m fund of funds. The second fund, launched in 2015, is a £333m fund which makes direct investments into businesses that are highly developmental/transformative. Technical assistance is also being made available to the underlying investees. Our market building work (£30.5 million) complements our investments by providing the market infrastructure required for impact investing to scale.

Livelihoods and Food Security Trust Fund for Burma (NUTSEM)

Reporting Organisation: Department for International Development Project Identifier: GB-1-201239 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £152,060,001

To improve the incomes and nutrition status of over 1.63 million poor people in Burma by promoting resilient livelihoods and food security food security through agricultural commercialisation and climate smart agriculture, financial inclusion, business and skills development, and targeted nutrition support to mothers and children in the ‘One thousand day’ window between conception and a child’s second birthday.

Hunger Safety Net Programme

Reporting Organisation: Department for International Development Project Identifier: GB-1-204258 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £119,854,664

To reduce poverty, hunger and vulnerability by providing the poorest households in Kenya's arid and semi-arid lands with cash transfers. This contributes to our MDGs by preventing 720,000 people from becoming poorer and help them to increase their expenditure on food, health, education and wider livelihood opportunities by 2017.

Private Sector Development programme in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Reporting Organisation: Department for International Development Project Identifier: GB-1-203161 Activity Status: Implementation Total Budget: £94,499,982

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.

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