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To improve the lives of the Afghan people by providing financial support to improve the Government of Afghanistan’s capability to implement development projects and reforms. This will benefit people in all provinces of Afghanistan by improving access to basic services, infrastructure, governance and community representation. This supports the SDGs through a range of interventions, and will remain the main mechanism for coordinated donor support to Afghanistan for many years to come.
Increased enrollment and improved learning outcomes, including literacy and numeracy, for girls and the most marginalized in primary and secondary schools of Punjab Province in Pakistan. All government school children (6 million primary, 4 million secondary) and children attending school through the Punjab Education Foundation (around 2.2 million), including 50% girls, will have benefited from UK support in Punjab by March 2021.
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.
Projects funded through Fleming Fund will benefit people in low- and middle-income countries, where the burden of drug resistant infection is greater.
UK Aid Match II - 2016-2020 is the next phase of DFID’s UK Aid Match scheme and has a budget of up to £157 million. UK Aid Match is DFID’s fund to increase UK public engagement in international development, while simultaneously reducing poverty and achieving the Global Goals in priority countries through funded civil society organisations. DFID aims to provide opportunities for the UK public to have a say in how UK aid is spent by offering to match every £1 donated by the public to a UK Aid Match charity appeal. CSOs use the match funding raised in the appeals to implement projects that improve the lives of some of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people. In the first phase of the UK Aid Match 2013 - 2016, a total of 62 grants were awarded to CSOs, working in 22 countries, and 3.6 million public donations were matched. Under the next phase of the scheme, UK Aid Match II, DFID would like to see an increase in the number and diversity of CSOs accessing UK Aid Match funding, a more diversified subsection of the public being reached by the appeals and engaged in international development, and more innovative or non-challenge fund methods being explored. The next phase of the scheme will have broader country eligibility criteria, which will include countries in the bottom 50 of the Human Development Index and countries that DFID considers to be highly or moderately fragile. In January 2018, DFID selected a MannionDaniels’ led consortium as Fund Manager for the next phase of UK Aid Match. The consortium partners are Education Development Trust, Oxford Policy Management, KIT Royal Tropical Institute and The Social Change Agency.
UK Aid Direct: A challenge fund designed to support the UK’s commitments to achieving the Global Goals.MannionDaniels
Funded by the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID), UK Aid Direct was established in 2014 as a successor to the Global Poverty Action Fund (GPAF), which was created in 2010. UK Aid Direct is a challenge fund designed to support the UK’s commitments to achieving the Global Goals. The aim of UK Aid Direct is to fund small- and medium-sized national and international civil society organisations (CSOs) to reduce poverty and work towards achieving the Global Goals. Specifically, UK Aid Direct funding reaches the most marginalised and vulnerable populations, supporting the DFID agenda to ‘leave no one behind’. This agenda can be achieved through funding projects that encompass service delivery, economic empowerment, strengthening accountability or generating social change. As a flexible fund, UK Aid Direct is designed to be an adaptive and demand-led fund that responds to DFID priorities of:\n\n- Strengthening global peace, security and governance\n\n- Strengthening resilience and response to crisis\n\n- Promoting global prosperity\n\n- Tackling extreme poverty and helping the world’s most vulnerable\n\n- Delivering value for money
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.
The UK has had an historic role in tackling the legacy of landmines and explosive remnants of war (ERW). We were one of the founding signatories to the Land Mine Ban Treaty in 1997. In the 20 years since then, the UK has supported some of the poorest countries around the world to clear landmines and ERW after conflict, building up considerable knowledge and experience in the mine action sector. UK funding for mine action saves lives, releases land for productive use and helps pave the way for further development programming. Through land mine and ERW clearance, mine risk education activities and capacity development of national and provincial authorities this programme will increase stability and security for people in countries affected by landmines and ERW.
This program aims to effectively contribute to the creation of human capital - vital to drive Ethiopia’s industrialization process and realize inclusive growth. It will work to transform education system performance, producing better school leadership, more educated school leavers, especially disadvantaged girls and children from poor communities. DFID’s support is expected to contribute for the result in improved learning outcomes for around 1,035 Million students; half of whom are girls; increased number going to secondary schools.The focuse is on reducing inequalities in education participation and achievement through pre-primary expansion, better education for girls, refugees and up to 24,000 students with special needs.
Improved learning outcomes and more equitable access to primary and secondary education for boys and girls in Rwanda
The UK will invest up to £30m over five years (2019 to 2023) to support partnerships between UK and developing country health institutions – sharing expertise that helps developing countries build stronger and more resilient health systems, especially a better-skilled health workforce. The project will deliver the expected outcome of ‘improved health worker and health service performance for poor and vulnerable populations in selected low and lower-middle income countries’
To provide programme management, administration and monitoring support to the Deepening Democracy Programme. Management of the overall programme will entail managing all grantees, partnerships with multilateral and bilateral partners etc. To manage the implementation of both the electoral and non-electoral accountability.
The outcome of the programme is a democratic system in which government institutions are more capable, parliament is more accountable and the state as a whole is more responsive to the needs and aspirations of the Pakistani people.
Education Development Trust has signed an Accountable Grant Agreement with DFID Rwanda to deliver a 3 year 4month education project with the objective of improving literacy and numeracy outcomes for primary school children and reducing drop our rates. This project will be delivered by a consortium consisting of Education Development Trust, the consortium lead, VSO, and British Council. Given the stringent deadlines in this project the first 4 months will be a combination of mobilisation, inception and project delivery. BLF will strengthen the education system, at all levels, with a focus on improving learning outcomes in mathematics and English. This work package focuses on establishing monitoring and evaluation tools and systems that can track project performance and feed into national systems of learning assessments and teacher and school performance management. The intended outcome of the BLF Programme is, “Improved learning outcomes in P1-P3 in English and Mathematics”. This will be achieved through three BLF foundations Foundation 1;P1 to P3 Teachers of English and Mathematics able to teach foundational skills more effectively and inclusively, thereby improving learner outcomes Foundation2;School Leaders prioritise effective and inclusive teaching, thereby improving learner outcome Foundation3;Performance management at School, District and National levels, is strengthened, responsive and inclusive, thereby improving learner outcomes
AAWAZ II programme to work with the government and local communities to promote, enable and protect the rights of marginalised groups to strengthen their control over their own development. The programme has a specific focus on: • Child labour (including bonded child labour) • Early and forced marriages • Gender-based violence • Social cohesion and tolerance At community level, the programme works directly with marginalised people for their awareness, empowerment and behaviour change so that they could articulate their demands, engage constructively with the state for accessing services and rights, and reduce acceptance of harmful and exploitative practices Intended reach 7 million beneficiaries. Focus on Women, girls, boys, youth, minorities, people with disabilities and transgender Coverage Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa with some focus at Federal level. Community interventions are in 45 districts.
European Union Emergency Trust Fund for stability and addressing root causes of irregular migration and displaced persons in AfricaUK - Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)
To work through the EU Emergency Trust Fund to promote stability in three regions of Africa and enable better migration management. This will be achieved by tackling the root causes of forced displacement and irregular migration through creating job opportunities, improving food security and access to health and education services. It will work to improve regional migration management processes including fighting human trafficking and other trans-border crimes, helping people return to their countries of origin and dealing with human rights abuses. This UK contribution will support programmes in development in the Horn of Africa: Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. This project was approved before the referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU. Work is now under way to understand the implications of leaving the EU for the UK’s development work.
To strengthen long term reform by supporting short term results in the following areas: good governance and public financial management; promoting responsible investment; improving transparency and the rule of law; strengthening the work of parliament; and helping the process of ethnic reconciliation. Three components of this project will assist Burma’s application to join the EITI (Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative) by April 2014. This will help to ensure that the country’s own resources are used to benefit the people of Burma
The project supports job creation and increased incomes by working with smallholder farmers to develop greenfield tea. The Wood Foundation Africa (TWFA) will set up and run two Services Companies supporting approximately 12,000 smallholder tea farmers over 7,500 hectares. Farmers will be supported to produce tea for the first time, employing best farming practices, including understanding and managing climate risk and variability.The Services Company will be co-owned by the farmers. This will lead to improved incomes and livelihoods (in particular nutrition and education) for the farmers and their families. Unilever and Luxmi will build a factory which will heavily rely on the tea supplied by the smallholder farmers with support from The Wood Foundation Africa.
To support the transformational impact of South African development cooperation on poverty, under-development and marginalisation in Africa. We will contribute to this change by working with South African partners to put in place the institutions, skills and knowledge needed to implement successful development programmes and policies
Increasing eye research capacity and capabilities to tackle the burden of blindness in India: a research-based UK-India Collaboration (ORNATE INDIA)UK - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Our strategic aims and objectives are to work towards SDG Goals 3.4 and 8 to promote economic development and welfare by: 1. Initiating systematic diabetic retinopathy screening and utilizing the Madras Diabetes Research Foundation-Indian Diabetic Risk Score (MDRS-IDRS) to assess risk of macrovascular complications of diabetes in people with diabetes in various parts of India by increasing research capability and capacity. Different types of healthcare sectors including government primary care, secondary care, specialist centres, camps, private hospitals and not for profit institutions will be included in this research programme; 2. Developing simple innovative tools for identifying risk of blindness and other complications of diabetes that is accessible to all people with diabetes through a UK-India research capability and capacity collaboration. These will include automated grading of retinal images captured on smartphone cameras and developing a blood sensor that can identify sight threatening diabetic retinopathy and other complications of diabetes; 3. Building a network of multidisciplinary researchers from various regions in India and provide the infrastructure and resource support for sustainability and scalability of world-class high quality research on blindness due to diabetes in India; 4. Enhancing postgraduate teaching, training and support in India and in the UK to conduct research through contact and online bespoke courses; seminars; teaching exchanges; research career development and progression; coaching, mentoring and co-publishing; 5. Disseminating partnership research and related activities to academic, policy makers and lay audiences through meetings, publications and public education projects nationally and internationally; 6. Evaluating the economic impact of reducing blindness due to diabetes in India with the adoption of the innovative approaches developed in this programme. 7. Reverse innovation in the UK by assessing clinical and cost effectiveness of: (a) the MDRS-IDRS score as a risk predictor of macrovascular complications in all ethnic groups; (b) smartphone cameras versus standard cameras used in the UK; (c) circulating markers to predict STDR and other complications of diabetes.