To help approximately three million South Sudanese by providing critical life-saving support and helping people to better cope with shocks from conflict, drought and flooding. This programme aims to save the lives of an estimated two million people who will receive at least one form of humanitarian assistance; and build the capacity of an estimated one million people to recover and cope better with shocks. Over six years this programme will provide food, shelter and access to water and health services to millions of vulnerable people, including women and children.
To reduce hunger gaps, improve long-term food security and mitigate conflict among 400,000 rural poor in five states of South Sudan. By working together beneficiaries earn food or cash in return for identifying and building community assets (such as irrigation ponds). This enables communities to develop and manage their resources against extreme climate damage and shocks. This will contribute to Sustainable Development Goals 1, 2, 13, 15 and 16 to end poverty and hunger; take action on climate; protect life on land and; promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development.
Strengthening cultural and educational development by building skills and capacity and by creating new opportunities and connections with the UK
To provide a government led effective health system that will deliver improved access to quality health services across eight states in South Sudan with a specific focus on reducing maternal and child mortality. The Health Pooled Fund (HPF3) will reduce maternal and under-five mortality rates in South Sudan, through (i) the delivery of a basic package of health and nutrition services; (ii) promoting community engagement in health as a public good and (iii) supporting local health systems stabilisation.
To provide direct financial support to girls in form of cash transfers to support retention and completion; provision of capitation grants for flexible use by schools to support infrastructure, learning materials and access for children with disabilities; development of training materials with the wider education cluster; integrated accelerated learning and livelihood training for adolescent girls up to 18 years of age previously excluded from education and a conflict sensitive, equitable and flexible approach to programming that can adapt to changes in the context for example displaced populations.
To provide a Resource Centre that will assist in ensuring that Donors and Implementing partners are able to deliver more effective and more conflict sensitive programmes which will contribute towards the peace building process in South Sudan.
This programme will support peace building and reconciliation in South Sudan at the sub-national. This includes support to key peace agreement architecture, including monitoring the parties’ political and ceasefire commitments and emphasises the importance of improved transparency and accountability in securing a lasting peace for the people of South Sudan
Assistance in line with UK objectives on Chevening Scholarships in South Sudan which enables students to pursue postgraduate study at UK higher education institutions, returning to contribute to the development of their home country
This programme will support peace building and reconciliation in South Sudan at the sub-national. This includes support to key peace agreement architecture, including monitoring the parties’ political and ceasefire commitments and emphasises the importance of improved transparency and accountability in securing a lasting peace for the people of South Sudan. This programme included Covid-19 activity in FY 20/21 Q1.
The Darwin Initiative is a UK government grants scheme that helps to protect biodiversity and the natural environment through locally based projects worldwide. The initiative funds projects that help countries rich in biodiversity but poor in financial resources to meet their objectives under one or more of the biodiversity conventions. The objective is to to address threats to biodiversity such as: - habitat loss or degradation - climate change - invasive species - over-exploitation - pollution and eutrophication
The POF will provide a strong focus on sub-national peacebuilding, while also allowing for priority activities at the national level. At all levels emphasis will be placed on identifying and championing indigenous efforts and institutions that show signs of successfully managing conflicts and promoting civic attitudes and practices (i.e. peacebuilding ‘opportunities’). Selections will be based on fine-grained analysis and grounded in a robust, bottom-up, prioritisation process..
Assistance in line with UK objectives on diplomatic activity in South Sudan which helps deliver FCO priority outcomes linked to strengthening peace, security and governance, building resilience to external stresses, and/or promoting global prosperity
The Evidence Fund - a demand responsive programme designed to procure and manage country and country-specific research and evaluations that will inform policy and programming decisions. The programme will strengthen the evidence base and apply lessons across a broad range of operationally relevant themes across international development priorities, working closely with customers in country offices, policy and strategy teams to achieve x-HMG objectives.