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CGIAR 2017-22, Support to develop and deploy the next generation of agriculture technology to support poor farmers by the international agriculture research organisation the CGIAR, 2017-22

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

To enable the CGIAR to scale up its research, contributing to the development of new crop varieties which are more productive and tolerant of biotic and abiotic stress. Development of farming systems which are more resilient, including to the effects of climate change, and more productive, the development of markets and value chains which are better able to deliver benefits to poor people and policies and technology which will directly support better nutritional and health outcomes for the poor.

Programme Id GB-1-204764
Start date 2017-11-9
Status Implementation
Total budget £158,886,427

Girls Education Challenge (Phase II)

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

This Girls' Education Challenge Phase 2 will enable up to 1 million marginalised girls (currently supported through Phase 1) to continue to learn, complete primary school and transition on to secondary education. A further 500,000 highly marginalised adolescent girls, who are out of school, will also be targeted to gain literacy, numeracy and other skills relevant for life and work. It is estimated that at least 400,000 girls will complete junior secondary school in the first four years of the extension. The extension will build on what we have learnt so far in Phase 1 and further deepen global understanding of what works for girls’ education, particularly during adolescence and in the transition from education to work.

Programme Id GB-1-204766
Start date 2016-12-5
Status Implementation
Total budget £500,000,743

Supporting the Africa-led Movement to End Female Genital Mutilation (FGM): Phase II

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

This second phase will continue to work with others to support a movement within countries and globally to raise awareness and understanding of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and build support for efforts to end the practice. Phase I of the programme was called “Towards Ending Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting in Africa and Beyond” and ran from 2013-2018.

Programme Id GB-1-204768
Start date 2019-2-6
Status Implementation
Total budget £26,284,482

Support to Refugees and Migration programme in Ethiopia

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

Support displacement-affected people and host communities in marginalised areas of Ethiopia through improved basic social services (including education, health, WASH), livelihoods and vocational training, shelter and protection. Support in areas of outward migration and in response to migration challenges. DFID will also support the deployment of standby/surge personnel for pivotal technical specialist positions as part of emergency responses.

Programme Id GB-1-205143
Start date 2016-2-12
Status Implementation
Total budget £146,454,854

Nepal Health Sector Programme III

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

To improve the health of women, children, the poor and socially excluded in Nepal, including by restoring health services in areas affected by the 2015 earthquake, and improving the quality and governance of health services nationwide.

Programme Id GB-1-205145
Start date 2016-7-11
Status Implementation
Total budget £98,325,399

Education in Emergencies and Protracted Crises EiEPC - 2019-2023

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

To transform both the availability and quality of education provision in countries affected by natural and man-made emergencies and prolonged crises. 5. This programme will prioritise education for children in so-called ‘forgotten’ crises and emergencies, especially in Africa. It aims to reach around 250,000 vulnerable children, reducing the time they spend out of school by providing a range of formal and non-formal learning opportunities, including ‘catch-up’ classes. It will focus both on access and improving the quality of education, including much needed-psychosocial support. It will also help teachers to support children who are learning in a new language.

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-300402
Start date 2019-12-3
Status Implementation
Total budget £93,510,416

Education Research in Conflict and Protracted Crisis (ERICC)

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

To strengthen policies and programming for education in conflict and protracted crisis. This programme will improve learning outcomes of the most marginalised children. It responds to a demand for rigorous, policy-relevant research in six focal countries on "what works" to deliver education in these contexts. The UK will work with partners to disseminate evidence and promote uptake, and provide technical expertise and operational support to FCDO country offices. It is expected that initial technical call-down support for governments will have a focus on Covid-19. This programme will have a focus on equity, and directly supports the manifesto commitment on girls' education,

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-300405
Start date 2017-9-1
Status Implementation
Total budget £23,858,616

UK-INDIA Partnership on National Investment and Infrastructure Fund -Green Growth Equity Fund

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

The NIIF sub-fund will use UK government finance to catalyse private sector investments from global UK investors, through the City of London to infrastructure projects in India. To help India address a key constraint to inclusive growth by boosting investment into infrastructure - which will lead to growth, job creation and poverty reduction in India. The fund is fully attributed to climate change mitigation - ie low carbon development, reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The fund will primarily invest in sectors like Renewable Energy, Clean Transportation, Water Treatment, and Waste Management. The success of this intervention will lead to follow on private investment that will have a transformational impact on India's economic development.

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-300418
Start date 2018-9-26
Status Implementation
Total budget £118,889,968

Data For Foundational Learning

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

The Data for Foundational Learning programme aims to drive for the expansion of more and better education data for foundational learning and support the monitoring and delivery of both global milestones on access and learning, particularly girls reading by age 10.

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-301259
Start date 2023-2-28
Status Implementation
Total budget £26,999,981

Research Secondment and Academic Advisory Programme

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

This programme provides funding and a mechanism to increase access to academic expertise on FCDO's priorities. It will likely include long-term academic secondments into FCDO and establishing a network of academics that work with the department on medium- and short-term commissions.

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-301290
Start date 2022-1-12
Status Implementation
Total budget £4,036,962

Investing in the Humanitarian Capability of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) 2021-2025

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

This project provides core support to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). This project will enable the ICRC to Promote and disseminate International Humanitarian Law – which can contribute to reduced conflict and instability Enhance humanitarian access and adherence to humanitarian principles. Provide humanitarian protection and assistance to vulnerable people caught in situations of armed conflict. Develop policy frameworks to enhance its operational humanitarian response in conflict settings. Strengthen its core oversight and assurance frameworks to manage safeguarding and fraud risks. It also provides the ICRC with support to underfunded operations enabling it to be present in situations of conflict.

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-301311
Start date 2022-1-17
Status Implementation
Total budget £192,000,002

Support to South Sudan Peace Process

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

The programme funds five subject matter experts (Advisers) in two monitoring bodies in South Sudan that are responsible for overseeing the implementation of the Peace Agreement (RJMEC and CTSAMVM). The objective of the advisers’ efforts in Juba are to increase accountability, effectiveness and inclusivity. The expected results are 1) Systems and processes established to reduce violence and divisions and promote peace in South Sudan at a national and sub-national level and; 2) Improved preparedness of national and regional actors and resilience, including within the peace process, and support the formation of a national unity government. This support strengthens our ability to achieve a comprehensive peace deal.

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-301341
Start date 2021-7-22
Status Implementation
Total budget £1,607,220

Supporting Humanitarian Operations in Central African Republic and the Region (SHOCARR)

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

To save lives and reduce suffering of the population affected by the ongoing crisis in the Central African Republic, including refugees in the region. This will be achieved through by providing emergency healthcare, livelihoods support and protection activities. It will also focus on the improvement of accountability for affected populations through support to system-wide accountability project.

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-300535
Start date 2019-3-29
Status Implementation
Total budget £59,611,274

Asia Regional Child Labour Programme

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

The programme will target the worst forms of child labour in Asia, including bonded child labour. It will invest in building new evidence of how best to tackle child labour, pilot and assess different approaches and support policy dialogue with governments and regional bodies. As a regional programme, it will also engage closely with DFID country offices to help them scale up work on child labour in their programmes in the future.

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-300552
Start date 2019-1-22
Status Implementation
Total budget £21,573,756

Improving the management of public funds for the benefit of people in Myanmar

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

To improve the use of public finances so that they benefit the people of Myanmar. The expected results include contributing to increasing tax collection from large tax payers by 40% by 2020. The UK will fund a World Bank led programme to work with the Ministry of Planning and Finance to improve their ability to manage public funds and the capacity of parliament to provide oversight of public spending. The programme will also separately support tax administration, fiscal decentralisation, social accountability, and Myanmar’s involvement in the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative.

Programme Id GB-1-203996
Start date 2014-3-4
Status Implementation
Total budget £31,499,975

UK Expertise for Green Cities and Infrastructure Programme (GCI)

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

To improve the impact and effectiveness of FCDO programming in climate resilient urban development infrastructure planning and delivery; to accelerate inclusive and sustainable economic growth by connecting people to labour markets and infrastructure services; to address the impacts of climate change through better urban planning and delivery of resilient infrastructure projects.

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-300566
Start date 2020-2-13
Status Implementation
Total budget £65,323,612

Creating Hope in Conflict Humanitarian Grand Challenge

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

The Humanitarian Grand Challenge is a major, multi-partner innovation challenge fund. It will leverage private sector engagement to help transform the way humanitarian assistance is provided to vulnerable people in hard to reach, conflict-affected areas. The Challenge will identify and support transformational approaches to humanitarian access challenges in the areas of water and sanitation, energy, life-saving information and health.

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-300574
Start date 2018-5-23
Status Implementation
Total budget £9,158,384

Data and Research in Education (DARE) programme

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

This programme will address key constraints in Pakistan's education system to enable quality education for all children, particularly for girls and those marginalised by location, ethnicity, religion and disability. On the one hand it will work with the state to the strengthen the education data system. This is crucial for efficient and effective education service delivery by enabling better identification of need, allocation of resources and measurement of progress - particularly for girls. On the other hand, the programme will work with civil society to promote innovative solutions to the challenges identified through better data, and expose these to rigorous research to build evidence on what works.

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-300575
Start date 2020-9-25
Status Implementation
Total budget £22,875,604

Demographic Transition in Iraq Programme (DTIP)

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

Supporting demographic transition has a multi-faceted impact that can help achieve FCDO NSC objectives Maternal health & infant mortality Gender empowerment & girls education Poverty and youth employment Fiscal space Political stability, inclusion, and participation Environmental impact Sustainability dividend A more stable social contract

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-301255
Start date 2021-8-19
Status Implementation
Total budget £34,600,001

Green Growth Nepal

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

GGN will increase green, resilient, and inclusive growth by expanding investment in green industries and services, improving climate-resilient infrastructure, and strengthening sustainable economic policy and facilitating economic opportunities across Nepal. This will create prosperity while protecting the environment and the natural assets that underpin sustainable growth in Nepal.

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-301260
Start date 2023-6-28
Status Implementation
Total budget £10,629,998

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