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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.
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.
To demonstrate proof of the AMC concept through a successful pilot for pneumococcal vaccines that averts over 4m deaths.
This programme in the Ross Fund Portfolio (which focusses on neglected tropical diseases, diseases of emerging resistance and diseases of epidemic potential) will contribute to existing and/or new pooled funding mechanisms and research platforms in partnership with other funders, that cover research and development for the targeted epidemic diseases. This includes support to accelerate research and development for disease outbreaks with the goal of preventing epidemics and saving lives and, support to develop better evidence about outbreak diseases, to inform more effective preparedness and response activities, in order to save lives, and to avert/mitigate the impact of diseases outbreaks.
To reduce hunger, improve livelihoods and reduce the risk of famine in rural Ethiopia by (i) providing cash and food transfers, livelihoods advice and access to microfinance to 1.2 million extremely poor Ethiopians and (ii) creating local infrastructure which reverses environmental degradation and improves access to markets and basic services. 85% of participant households receive transfers as wages for labour on public works projects (including 32,000 km of hillside terraces, 3,000 km of rural roads and 400 new or expanded schools); while the remainder (the elderly, those with disabilities, and pregnant women) receive cash and / or food without a labour requirement. This programme contributes towards national and international development goals and DFID’s own targets for reducing poverty and hunger and for building household resilience to climate change and other shocks.
To reduce poverty and improve living standards and educational attainment in the poorest families by providing regular payments to the female head of household. 315,000 additional beneficiary families will benefit by 2020. This programme will contribute to 1.05 million primary school children being supported in school and directly contribute to Millennium Development Goals 1: Eradicating extreme poverty and hunger; and Millennium Development Goals 2: Achieve universal primary education.
Improved transport infrastructure in Pakistan along with enhanced private sector involvement in infrastructure financing, road safety interventions and support to regulatory environment, leading to increased trade and economic growth in Pakistan
To promote economic development and opportunities in Jordan for the benefit of both Jordanians and Syrian refugees. This programme will attract new inward investment and open up economic markets for Jordanian goods and services, creating new jobs for Jordanians and Syrian refugees as set out in the Jordan Compact. The programme will also help Jordanian hosts maintain their resilience and economic stability.
This programme will support the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) to improve learning, increase equity, and create efficient and effective education systems in 89 developing countries, through the development and implementation of Education Sector Plans. DFID’s contribution to GPE through this programme will support approximately 2,100,000 children to stay in school and train 170,000 teachers.
To support the achievement of the Global Goals for Sustainable Development though contributing to the $7.5bn capital increase of the World Bank Group’s International Bank for Reconstruction and Development. DFID’s intervention combines financial support and continued policy engagement to help in ensuring that the IBRD delivers on our shared objectives, including increasing development finance and leveraging expertise for sustainable economic development in middle income countries, and increasing ambition to Global Public Goods, such as climate finance. Pending formal adoption of this package by Governors and agreement by the UK Parliament, the UK is expected to contribute around £219million to IBRD, which is subject to exchange rate fluctuations.
Improved Micro Small and Medium Enterprise access to appropriate financial services translating into higher economic benefits for state, and poor and marginalised groups, in Pakistan
To improve agricultural productivity in developing countries and to increase farmers' access to markets whilst increasing the economic resilience of poor people globally
Pioneer Outcomes Funds (POF) - a programme to leverage private finance into high performing development projects using Impact Bonds and other pay-for-outcomes models at scale to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals.UK - Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)
A multi-donor programme to commission development projects effectively and efficiently using new instruments that facilitate better links between financial markets and providers delivering pay-for-success contracts.
The programme will provide emergency life-saving assistance to the large influxes of refugees arriving in Uganda, build resilience among refugees and their host communities to reduce Uganda’s humanitarian burden, and deliver on UK Humanitarian Reform priorities. It will support the UK in its leadership role to develop new approaches to protracted crises and in delivering on the New York Declaration’s Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework, with regional and global impact.
To reduce the rate of diarrhoeal morbidity in children under five by increasing access to water, sanitation and hygiene for 3,755,000 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo
To save lives, reduce suffering and improve economic prospects for the poorest and most vulnerable in Nigeria through: i. Encouraging Government of Nigeria to increase resources invested in health (through advocacy, community accountability; and data to inform government prioritisation using a “delivery” approach, as used successfully in Pakistan) ii. Improving effectiveness and efficiency of public and private basic health services (through innovative financing mechanisms, strengthening health systems and working with private sector to deliver affordable health services for the poorest populations) iii. Reducing total fertility rate (through addressing social norms, demographic impact analysis, and support to family planning commodities and services).
“To improve the health and socio-economic status of poor people by providing access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene services in rural areas of Tanzania. This will benefit 2.8 million people. This contributes towards our MDGs by supporting development of water infrastructure and promotion of hygiene and sanitation services. And will result in sustainability of water and sanitation services by 2022.”
CGIAR 2017-21, Support to develop and deploy the next generation of agriculture technology to support poor farmers by the international agriculture research organisation the CGIAR, 2017-21UK - Foreign, Commonwealth and 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.
To address the immediate and underlying causes of undernutrition through a life-cycle approach. It will address criticial nutirion, health, water and sanitation needs, and improve the technical anaysis and evidence informing the response.
Results-Based Financing (RBF) approaches implemented by partners as a key mechanism to improve the demand for and utilisation of health services, especially by pregnant women and children. Increase the volume and quality of cost effective basic health services, especially maternal and child health services