To stimulate private sector investment in developing low cost, clean energy and climate change technologies and services, such as solar power, biomass energy, irrigation and crop insurance products for small holder farmers. Every business supported by REACT must demonstrate a positive impact on the rural poor through increased incomes, employment and productivity or by reducing costs.
To catalyse private sector investment and innovation in agribusiness projects that are commercially viable, have significant developmental returns and wider systemic impact.
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.
To support the improvement of the quality of education in primary schools in Tanzania and to increase the number of children, particularly girls, able to transfer to secondary education by improved teaching of early grade reading and numeracy.
To support innovative approaches to improving the quality, value for money and sustainability of basic services in the education, health and water and sanitation sectors in Tanzania
AgDevCo is a specialised investor and project developer focused exclusively on early stage Small and Medium Enterprise agribusiness in Sub Saharan Africa. AgDevCo deploys patient capital and technical assistance to build profitable businesses that contribute to food security, drive economic growth and create jobs and income in rural areas and contribute to farmers’ resilience to climate change. It currently operates in Sierra Leone, Ghana, Cote D'Ivoire, Rwanda, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia.
To improve the efficiency, effectiveness and fairness of Tanzania’s tax administration system through the provision of financial and technical assistance, resulting in increased revenue of approximately Tsh 10,901 billion (£4.3 billion) over the 5 year period. This will enable the Government of Tanzania to deliver higher quality and more rapid results in priority areas such as water, education, agriculture, transportation and energy. It will also help scale up the Government’s cash transfer programme to benefit approximately 7 million people per annum by 2015.
“To improve the health and socio-economic status of poor people by providing access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene services in rural areas of Tanzania. This will benefit 2.8 million people. This contributes towards our MDGs by supporting development of water infrastructure and promotion of hygiene and sanitation services. And will result in sustainability of water and sanitation services by 2022.”
To improve learning outcomes of students at the primary and lower secondary levels, to be demonstrated through improvements in end of Primary and secondary school pass rates and improved learning of primary 2nd grade (age 8/9) students in Reading, Writing and Arithmetic.
Implementing commitments made jointlty by the G8 and the United Republic of Tanzania to deliver a detailed road map for land reforms in Tanzania
To support the scale up of the Productive Social Safety Net which will reach 1 million households, and these households are the poorest 15%. through the provision of conditional Cash Transfers, Green Public Works and Livelihood Enhancement. This programme will aim to improve the opportunities available to the poorest communities by reducing the depth of income poverty, improving food consumption and increasing their resilience to climate-related shocks. DFID will also support central government to develop and strengthen systems and institutions to deliver more comprehensive social protection provision that can respond to any future economic, food or climate shocks in Tanzania
Equity investment supporting a commercial bank to expand its branch network to address low levels of financial services access.
To strengthen democratic institutions and governance in Tanzania by working with Parliament, political parties, civil society and the media to improve capacity and strengthen accountability mechanisms, promote institutions and political processes that are more inclusive and foster economic growth that provides more benefits for poor people.
To build urban resilience to current climate variability and future climate change in Tanzania’s cities and towns through improved data and evidence, urban planning, and infrastructure provision for sustainable economic growth and development.
Contributing to shared prosperity and development through projects which strengthen English language teaching and learning promote the development of arts and culture.
To increase Tanzania’s infrastructure for trade in three ways (i) Co-financing the Dar Port expansion together with the World Bank and Tanzania Port Authority will double port capacity and enable Tanzania’s entire trade volume to increase by two thirds. (ii) Project preparation funding for six more major regional transport projects are expected to catalyse up to £600m of development finance incorporating climate resilent design. (iii) Launching a new approach to Public-Private Partnerships will improve infrastructure in municipal areas and build capacity for larger PPP’s in the future.The programme is expected to reduce the costs of doing business in Tanzania, contributing to growth, more jobs and lower poverty. The short-term beneficiaries will be users such as traders, logistics providers and public citizens. International business including from the UK will benefit from better access to trade.In the medium to long run employment is expected to increase from indirect effects.
Projects funded through Fleming Fund will benefit people in low- and middle-income countries, where the burden of drug resistant infection is greater.
To reduce the role of corruption as a barrier to poverty reduction in Tanzania by improving the capacity and coordination of the criminal justice system in corruption cases, improving integrity and governance in the private sector, and influencing social change through research and media.
To drive inclusive growth through a combination of grants and development capital investments that build financial markets and institutions
To empower Tanzanian citizens and strengthen civil society by providing grants and capacity building support to selected civil society organisations, to increase the accountability and responsiveness of government. This contributes towards the Millenium Development Goals by ensuring Tanzanians are increasingly able to exercise their rights as citizens.