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Support for the Federal Government of Somalia to strengthen domestic revenue generation and macroeconomic management

Cowater International Inc

The project is working with the Federal Government of Somalia to develop and improve customs practices according to international and regional standards, leading to growth in available domestic revenues for Somalia and corresponding growth in both government spending and increased trade and investment. Focusing on strengthening customs operations and revenue collection of the Federal Government of Somalia including a modernization of customs regime throughout the country, CowaterSogema, alongside local and regional partners, is working closely with the Revenue Department at the Ministry of Finance, as well as the customs entities at Mogadishu port and airport. The project’s primary result areas are providing support in customs policy and legislative and regulatory reform, working with the customs administration to introduce reforms and improve enforcement mechanisms at major ports and airports, and strengthening the organisational capacity of the customs administration. The project is building capacity in customs enforcement and compliance which includes risk management, anti-smuggling, post-clearance audit and intelligence; investigation and valuation and declaration. A Strategic Plan for Compliance and Enforcement is being developed. Throughout the project, the team is supporting the development and implementation of an integrated change management and communications strategy both internally and externally to help improve the perception of customs reform. Capacity building is being implemented through classroom-based and on-the-job training and mentorship. Identifying and conceptualising the new reports, financial statements, and financial tables, as per ECOWAS guidelines and RBM best practices; Establishing a set of criteria used to compare the different systems implementation options; Preparing the specifications document and the analysis framework; Analysing the proposed software against the analysis framework.

Programme identifier:

CA-CRA_ACR-101182509-DFID-Somalia-CRATES-Project

Start Date:

2018-07-03

Activity Status:

Implementation

Total Budget:

£9,684,776.75


Supporting Pastoralism and Agriculture in Recurrent and Protracted Crises (SPARC)

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

The purpose is to generate evidence that will strengthen the effectiveness of agricultural programmes to support and rebuild agriculture during protracted crisis. The programme will strengthen the evidence base on how to effectively deliver agricultural programmes and influence policies across different types of protracted crisis, including those in fragile and conflict-affected states. In five years we would expect the following outcomes: • New research investments and collaboration enhance and inform the evidence base on both agricultural policies and programmes. • New approaches, interventions and technologies are tested and scaled up where successful. • Promotion and implementation of more rigorous evaluation designs in agriculture for nutrition. • Better prioritisation of resources, better value for money.

Programme identifier:

GB-GOV-1-300655

Start Date:

2019-03-22

Activity Status:

Implementation

Total Budget:

£19,964,085


Exiting Poverty in Rwanda

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

The Exiting Poverty in Rwanda Programme will provide support to the Government of Rwanda to help create and scale up a more sustainable, self-financed and inclusive system for supporting the most vulnerable, helping the poor manage shocks and enabling more people to sustainably exit poverty. The programme will provide financial aid to the Government of Rwanda to scale up provision of Social Protection to the poorest. It will put a stronger emphasis on sustainability and on working towards a clear exit strategy from the Social Protection Sector in the future. The focus of the programme therefore is strengthening government systems to build effectiveness, government ownership and long-term sustainability of the programme. This phase of support is expected to deliver the impact of extreme poverty eradicated, and poverty levels reduced, with an outcome of the resilience of vulnerable men, women and children and of the Social Protection systems that help sustain them enhanced.

Programme identifier:

GB-1-204477

Start Date:

2019-11-01

Activity Status:

Implementation

Total Budget:

£64,635,743


Trade and Investment Advocacy Fund (TAF2 Plus)

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

The Trade and Investment Advocacy Fund aims to improve the skills of the world’s poorest developing country governments so they can effectively participate in international negotiations on the global platform. Our support will help developing countries to secure deals that are pro-development and act in their own interests which should led to transformative economic development and in turn poverty reduction, including for women and girls. The Fund will also provide additional support to DFID’s 28 priority countries to ensure they are able to take advantage of secured deals, such as through government strategy planning. The Fund will deliver this support through external technical and legal advice, skills training and some logistical support to developing country governments.

Programme identifier:

GB-1-204715

Start Date:

2016-07-27

Activity Status:

Implementation

Total Budget:

£16,014,170


Tax and Economic Governance Programme (TEG)

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

The Programme will support a combination of improved domestic revenue mobilisation and stronger economic management through strategic public investment, debt and fiscal risks management to ensure that the country addresses the current debt problem and can reap the imminent benefits of gas revenues for inclusive growth. The three components that will deliver the programme aim at: a) Supporting Mozambique’s ability to raise its own revenues efficiently and equitably; b) Strengthen stronger economic management to tackle the debt problem, fiscal risks stemming from the state-owned enterprises, and support public investment management and; c) Supporting cross-HMG engagement and a national dialogue on inclusive growth and help Mozambique manage the challenges associated with expected large flows of natural resource revenues.

Programme identifier:

GB-GOV-1-300212

Start Date:

2018-08-20

Activity Status:

Implementation

Total Budget:

£16,499,996


Tax Transformation Programme

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

To transform Ethiopia’s tax system so that the Ethiopian Government can fund more services for its population from its own revenues and become less dependent on aid. It takes an accelerated ‘delivery approach’ to tax reform that will generate at least £295million of additional tax revenue, reduce compliance costs for taxpayers, and support a better environment for businesses by improving clarity and the fairness of the tax system for businesses and investors. In doing so, it will create a platform for further sustainable increases in tax revenue and improve the Government's ability to assess the distributional impacts of its tax policies, particularly on the poor.

Programme identifier:

GB-GOV-1-300553

Start Date:

2018-04-12

Activity Status:

Implementation

Total Budget:

£16,277,427


Supporting Economic Empowerment and Development in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (SEED OPTs)

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

This programme will focus DFID economic development assistance to the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPTs) in the areas of water, electricity, access & movement and trade, and fiscal losses and customs. Programme activities will support institutional capacity building and infrastructure development, working closely with the Palestinian Authority and Government of Israel. The overarching goal is to support economic growth and job creation in the OPTs.

Programme identifier:

GB-GOV-1-300667

Start Date:

2018-11-02

Activity Status:

Implementation

Total Budget:

£58,856,752


Cities and Infrastructure for Growth (CIG)

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

The UK will provide up to £165m over 5 years in two phases of £82.5m. The programme will provide technical support on city and regional interventions in 3 focus countries, Myanmar, Uganda and Zambia resulting in increased inclusive economic growth and job creation. The interventions will help city economies to become more productive, deliver access to reliable, affordable, renewable power for businesses and households, and strengthen investment into infrastructure services, including from the UK.

Programme identifier:

GB-1-205222

Start Date:

2017-06-22

Activity Status:

Implementation

Total Budget:

£165,640,643




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