UK investment in the Global Fund 2020-2022 to reduce transmission and mortality for HIV AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria through treatments, diagnostics and preventive technologies and related servicesUK - Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)
To tackle the immediate impact of the three most deadly infectious diseases - HIV AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria - and put the international community on the right track to end the three diseases as epidemics by 2030, and achieve universal health coverage.
To meet the contraceptive needs of over 20 million women per year; to reduce unintended pregnancies and maternal deaths; to improve maternal, newborn and child health, and to contribute to universal health coverage. This will be achieved by funding activities to improve the availability, quality, supply and access to key reproductive health commodities, including for those in hard to reach areas. This will support women's rights and the 2030 agenda.
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.
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.
To support people affected by disasters, conflict and displacement globally, the programme will; provide high volumes of time-critical humanitarian assistance to save lives and mitigate suffering, through a high-performing Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF), and potentially other emergency funds, that can rapidly release funds where and when they are needed most, including in advance of imminent crises; support strategic investments in improved quality and effectiveness of country level responses to urgent needs i.e. based on joint needs assessments and a collective approach to accountability.
To increase the use of family planning methods to reduce maternal deaths and prevent the use and access to unsafe abortion, including for marginalised and young women. It will enable women in target countries to safely plan their pregnancies and improve their sexual and reproductive health. It will progress towards Universal Reproductive Health and Rights [SDGs 3.7 and 5.6]. It will support a range of services including family planning, education and behaviour change, prevention of unsafe abortion and other integrated sexual and reproductive health services. By 2020, the programme aims to have supported an additional 4.1m family planning users. It will avert up to 9.4m unsafe abortions and 8.9m unintended pregnancies, and provide 23m couple years of family planning protection.
As announced by the UK government in September 2015, the UK Caribbean Infrastructure Fund will create critical economic infrastructure including: bridges; renewable energy; ports; water; and sea defences that will increase productivity and resilience to natural disasters and climate change. This fund aims to improve economic development in 8 ODA eligible and 1 ODA eligible Overseas Territory by helping to boost growth and creating jobs across the region.
A global programme supporting governance and market reforms aimed at reducing the illegal use of forest resources, benefitting poor forest-dependent people and promoting sustainable growth in developing countries.
To provide a comprehensive package of interventions to reduce disability, disfigurement, stigma, deaths, lost livelihoods and poverty which occur as a result of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). ASCEND will work towards the sustainable control and eliminations of NTDs in approximately 20 high burden countries in Africa and Asia and will focus on five NTDs: lymphatic filariasis, schistosomiasis, visceral leishmaniasis and trachoma. The programme contributes to Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) targets 3.3 and 3.8.
To ensure DFID and the international community is well prepared to respond to the Coronavirus outbreak in a timely and effective manner. In line with the World Health Organization's Strategic Preparedness and Response Plan, this will ensure that lives are saved, livelihoods preserved and global health security is strengthened.
Increasing the provision of, and access to, impartial news and information that responds to audience needs in English and local languages in Africa
To support the achievement of the Global Goals through funding UK-based civil society organisations to deliver projects that assist in ending extreme poverty and building a better world by 2030. The programme will also provide opportunities for the UK public to engage in international development issues and have a say in how a portion of the aid budget is spent.
To provide life-saving assistance to around six million crisis-affected and vulnerable people across five Sahelian countries, Mali, Niger, Chad, Mauritania and Burkina Faso. This support includes food and cash assistance for those suffering from food insecurity, therapeutic food and early detection of severe acute malnutrition, basic support to livelihoods through the provision of seeds and tools, animal food and animal vaccinations, improved access to safe water and hygiene, and emergency health and medicine. Research will be commissioned to build the evidence base for integrated nutrition assistance and to improve the understanding of required nutritional interventions in the Sahel.
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. AgDevCo currently operates in Sierra Leone, Ghana, Cote D'Ivoire, Rwanda, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia.
UK Aid Match allows the UK public to have a say in how an element of the aid budget is spent. DFID will match fund, pound for pound, public donations to appeals made by selected not-for-profit organisations, enabling them to increase their poverty reduction and development work in DFID priority countries.
Project facilitation costs covering planning, implementation and resources as part of ODA projects in the Middle East
To save lives and reduce the impact of disease outbreaks and epidemics on African populations. The programme will strengthen African Health systems and institutions by supporting: (i) World Health Organisation Africa Office (WHO AFRO) reform (ii) countries' ability to achieve the International Health Regulations (IHR), (iii) better governance and accountability of public health systems, (iv) improved data and evidence, and (v) emergency response.
The project is up to £65 million over five years, to support early stage testing and scale up of innovative technologies and business models that will accelerate access to affordable, clean energy services for poor households and enterprises, especially in Africa. The programme will include: i) partnership with Shell Foundation, enabling support to another 30+ early stage private sector innovations. ii) Innovate UK’s Energy Catalyst to stimulate technology innovation by UK enterprises; iii) build other strategic clean energy innovation partnerships (e.g. testing a new ‘P2P Solar’ crowdfunding platform; and scoping a potential new partnership with Gates Foundation on Mission Innovation); iv) skills and expertise development. To support early stage testing and scale up of innovative technologies and business models that will accelerate access to affordable, clean energy services for poor households and enterprises, especially in Africa
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.
To support a parametric (index-based) weather risk insurance pool that will provide participating African countries with predictable, quick-disbursing funds with which to implement pre-defined contingency response plans in the case of a drought.