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To help approximately three million South Sudanese by providing critical life-saving support and helping people to better cope with shocks from conflict, drought and flooding. This programme aims to save the lives of an estimated two million people who will receive at least one form of humanitarian assistance; and build the capacity of an estimated one million people to recover and cope better with shocks. Over six years this programme will provide food, shelter and access to water and health services to millions of vulnerable people, including women and children.
To provide core funding support to seven UN agencies – Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF); Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA); United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR); UN Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF); World Food Programme (WFP); World Health Organisation (WHO); and the International Organisation of Migration (IOM) to support a strengthened humanitarian response and a more efficient, effective and transparent system. These UK funds will enable these UN agencies to respond rapidly to urgent humanitarian needs and shore-up operations in neglected or protracted Crises.
Projects funded through Fleming Fund will benefit people in low- and middle-income countries, where the burden of drug resistant infection is greater.
To meet the most urgent humanitarian needs of conflict and disaster affected populations through provision of life-saving assistance and contribute to resilience building of benefitting households to withstand shocks.
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 save lives, reduce poverty and suffering of 400,000 crisis affected people in Burma and Burmese refugees in Thailand through providing humanitarian assistance, enhancing resilience and building local and international organisations’ capacity to respond to future humanitarian need in Burma
The majority of the project budget focuses on the implementation of humanitarian programmes. This involves supporting and management of implementing partners. Broadly, this can be divided into three sections: ongoing large grants to INGOs; new calls for proposals for INGOS; and new calls for proposals for national NGOs.
To improve the food and nutrition security of 350,000 small holder farmers in 11 rural districts of Zimbabwe by raising farm productivity through training of farmers and introducing improved agricultural practices, linking the farmer groups to input and output markets, facilitating access to rural finance and promoting production and consumption of nutritious foods including bio-fortified and fortification of maize.
To support the Government of Mozambique to develop a bigger, better and more shock responsive social protection system. SSPP2 will help poor and vulnerable people meet their basic needs and cope better with crises through social protection. It will expand the Government of Mozambique’s social protection programmes to deliver more cash transfers to the most vulnerable. It will provide technical assistance to improve social protection programme delivery and value for money, making government programmes more efficient, effective and equitable. It will develop government capacity to respond to crises quickly and effectively through the national social protection system. The programme will leverage additional donor and government resources of about £70m per year. Ultimately, SSPP2 will support the creation of a sustainable, nationally owned system to redistribute revenues from gas that Mozambique is expected to start earning in the next decade.
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.
This fund provides support to small and medium scale new or emerging humanitarian responses in Sub-Saharan Africa.
To reduce hunger gaps, improve long-term food security and mitigate conflict among 400,000 rural poor in five states of South Sudan. By working together beneficiaries earn food or cash in return for identifying and building community assets (such as irrigation ponds). This enables communities to develop and manage their resources against extreme climate damage and shocks. This will contribute to Sustainable Development Goals 1, 2, 13, 15 and 16 to end poverty and hunger; take action on climate; protect life on land and; promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development.
To improve the diet intake and nutritional practices in target beneficiaries (Infant and Young Child Feeding practices, hygiene, breastfeeding, water and sanitation) in the Beira corridor in Mozambique and promote the local production of Ready to Use Therapeutic Foods. This will target 623,000 beneficiaries and contribute to delivering MDG 1.C on reducing hunger. Key stakeholders (GoM, private sector and donors) influenced through credible, evidenced based models for effective nutrition interventions.
DFID will pursue actions globally to improve land rights protection to: help ensure women and men enjoy legally recognised, secure property and tenure rights. To Improve information and knowledgeto facilitate the provision of clear, transparent land related information and knowledge, enabling rights to be identified, understood and protected. To improve private sector investment through the development and rollout of a standardized investment risk assessment methodology and implementation of best practice in land governance.
A renewed FAO delivering high quality services effectively and efficiently to developing countries in support of their plans to achieve food security and sustainable agricultural development
To provide humanitarian assistance to Burundi over 2017, 2018 and 2019 through projects with UN and INGOs.
Contribution to the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food And Agriculture (ITPGRFA)Department for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs
This is an UK contribution to ITPGRFA which aims to guarantee food security through the conservation, exchange and sustainable use of the world's plant genetic resources for food and agriculture (PGRFA), as well as the fair and equitable benefit sharing arising from its use. Contracting Party contributions are used to support the following main themes of the Treaty; The Benefit Sharing Fund; aimed at the conservation and development of these crop genetic resources in cooperation with farmers. The Global Information System; created to facilitate the exchange of information. Sustainable Use; aimed at promoting an integrated approach to sustainable use of PGRFA among Contracting Parties, to support in the development and maintenance of appropriate policy and legal measures. Farmers Rights; this recognizes the enormous contribution that local and indigenous communities and farmers of all regions of the world make. It gives governments the responsibility for implementing Farmers' Rights, and lists measures that could be taken to protect, promote and realize these rights. Multilateral System (MLS); countries agree to make their genetic diversity and related information about the crops stored in their gene banks available to all through the MLS. Compliance; aimed at promoting compliance with all the provisions of the Treaty and to address issues of non-compliance, include monitoring, offering advice or assistance, including legal advice or legal assistance.