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Accelerating Ethiopia's Economic Transformation

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

To provide support to Ethiopian Government for its industrialization agenda that focuses on light manufacturing, priority sectors, financial deepening and investment climate.

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-300702
Start date 2020-3-27
Status Implementation
Total budget £20,720,499

UK - Ghana Partnership for Jobs and Economic Transformation (JET)

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

To promote Ghana as an investment destination of choice in West Africa; to support investment into job-creating sectors, particularly through UK investment, partnering development partners including CDC; to support Global Britain objectives across HMG, on trade, prosperity, bilateral cooperation with China on investment issues; to support the UK Ghana Chamber to meet wider UK objectives around responsible development and trade.

Programme Id GB-1-205058
Start date 2018-5-9
Status Implementation
Total budget £15,842,879

Corridors for Growth

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

To increase Tanzania’s infrastructure for trade in three ways (i) Co-financing the Dar Port expansion together with the World Bank and Tanzania Port Authority will double port capacity and enable Tanzania’s entire trade volume to increase by two thirds. (ii) Project preparation funding for six more major regional transport projects are expected to catalyse up to £600m of development finance incorporating climate resilent design. (iii) Launching a new approach to Public-Private Partnerships will improve infrastructure in municipal areas and build capacity for larger PPP’s in the future.The programme is expected to reduce the costs of doing business in Tanzania, contributing to growth, more jobs and lower poverty. The short-term beneficiaries will be users such as traders, logistics providers and public citizens. International business including from the UK will benefit from better access to trade.In the medium to long run employment is expected to increase from indirect effects.

Programme Id GB-1-204369
Start date 2016-9-23
Status Implementation
Total budget £60,995,399

India Infrastructure Policy Fund

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

To help the Government of India to improve the policy and regulatory framework, and to create financing solutions for infrastructure projects, including by leveraging foreign investment in infrastructure. This will lead to at least 8 Public Private Partnership studies to enhance leveraging of private investment in the sector.

Programme Id GB-1-203908
Start date 2013-7-22
Status Implementation
Total budget £5,244,288

The Ethiopia Investment Advisory Facility (EIAF) Phase II Programme

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

The programme aim to provide flexible, demand-led technical assistance to Government of Ethiopia ministries, agencies and state-owned enterprises in order to enhance the effectiveness of public investments and improve the enabling environment for exporters. By providing technical expertise and capacity building in the areas of public investment management; industrial parks and their supporting infrastructure; and trade logistics, EIAF II aims to contribute to outward oriented, manufacturing led, sustainable and inclusive growth in Ethiopia.

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-300588
Start date 2018-11-5
Status Implementation
Total budget £32,465,894

The Global Innovation Lab - (Continuation of the Capital Markets Climate Initiative)

UK - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

The Global Innovation Lab (the Lab) is a public-private partnership that brings together experts from Governments, investors and civil society to discuss and help understand the barriers to investment. It works to identify, refine, and launch innovative financial instruments to attract private investment in climate change mitigation and adaptation at scale. It aims to drive billions of dollars of private investment into low-carbon, climate resilient economies.

Programme Id GB-GOV-13-ICF-0012-CMCI
Start date 2011-8-1
Status Implementation
Total budget £1,420,415

Improving the management of public funds for the benefit of people in Myanmar

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

To improve the use of public finances so that they benefit the people of Myanmar. The expected results include contributing to increasing tax collection from large tax payers by 40% by 2020. The UK will fund a World Bank led programme to work with the Ministry of Planning and Finance to improve their ability to manage public funds and the capacity of parliament to provide oversight of public spending. The programme will also separately support tax administration, fiscal decentralisation, social accountability, and Myanmar’s involvement in the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative.

Programme Id GB-1-203996
Start date 2014-3-4
Status Implementation
Total budget £31,499,975

Global Land Governance programme

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

The goal of the Land Facility is to improve stability, inclusive growth and responsible investment by promoting more effective, efficient and equitable rural and urban land governance. The programme will help build basic capacity and systems and mobilise the necessary political support, so governments can implement and resource sustained land governance reform, leading to improved tenure security for all. Improved tenure security will contribute to a number of climate benefits; transformational change, reduced deforestation, increased resilience and sustainable land management practices. It will run for 7 years and will initially work in up to 10 countries in Africa and South East Asia depending on size and needs.

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-300555
Start date 2019-12-19
Status Implementation
Total budget £107,408,868

Kenya Catalytic Jobs Fund

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

The Kenya Catalytic Jobs Fund will test innovations that have the potential for large-scale job creation, unlocking barriers in key productive sectors and/or generating employment for those that are most vulnerable e.g. youth living with disability. The programme will focus particularly on youth and through a flexible fund, it will provide a mix of technical assistance and grant support to innovations with the aim to generatre evidence on what works and what doesn't in creating jobs.

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-300557
Start date 2018-10-30
Status Implementation
Total budget £4,730,108

HiFi - Harnessing Innovation for Financial Inclusion

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

To provide access to poor people to a broad range of financial services such as payments, savings, loans, and insurance by continuing to support piloting new ideas and approaches, and to support technical assistance regulators and commercial players for enhancing industry knowledge and practice about business models, pricing and design of financial products. Access to these services enables consumers to acquire productive assets, invest in health and education and make other purchases that enrich their lives.

Programme Id GB-1-203808
Start date 2014-9-19
Status Implementation
Total budget £49,163,292

Enterprise and Assets Growth Programme

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

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. EAGR programme will also contribute to the UK government commitment to respond to the challenges and opportunities of climate change by making green investments in SMEs within Pakistan which is an ODA eligible country.

Programme Id GB-1-202495
Start date 2014-5-19
Status Implementation
Total budget £147,415,897

Good Governance Fund (Phase 3) Eastern Neighbourhood: Supporting Governance and Economic Reform

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

The Good Governance Fund seeks to tackle corruption, improve the business environment, make governments more responsive to citizens, enhance media and civil society freedoms, and promote overall reform.

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-301454
Start date 2022-3-10
Status Implementation
Total budget £36,523,466

UK Trade Partnerships Programme

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

The UK Trade Partnerships Programme will support our ODA eligible trading partners in Africa, the Caribbean and Pacific to benefit from post-Brexit trade agreements with the UK (and from existing trade agreements with the EU). Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) are the EU’s development-focused trade agreements, which offer preferential access to EU markets for goods from EPA countries. The UK seeks to replicate the effects of the EU’s EPAs as we leave the EU in order to avoid trade disruption for developing countries. The programme will deliver: (i) technical assistance to support partner countries to implement the new UK EPAs; (ii) communications campaigns to increase awareness amongst businesses in EPA countries about the preferential access offered under the EPAs and how to use these preferences; and (iii) targeted support, e.g. with logistics or export marketing, to promote exports from EPA countries to the UK and EU.

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-300602
Start date 2019-4-30
Status Implementation
Total budget £22,244,997

Ukraine Recovery Conference 2023

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

The UK will co-host – with Ukraine – the Ukraine Recovery Conference (URC23) in London on 21-22 June. The aim is to deliver tangible progress to support Ukraine’s recovery and build support for the reforms needed to ensure Ukraine’s reconstruction and post-war prosperity. The URC will bring together a diverse range of actors from the international community, private sector and civil society to demonstrate sustained international support for Ukraine. It will aim to help Ukraine to unlock the investment and expertise it needs to rebuild as a resilient democracy with a green and modernised economy and the ability to deter and withstand future Russian aggression. While ensuring coherence with continuing humanitarian needs, the URC will focus on the role of the private sector in supporting recovery and reconstruction. It will consider how the international community can help unlock barriers to investment.

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-400026
Start date 2023-5-9
Status Implementation
Total budget £9,003,745

ASEAN-UK Economic Integration Programme

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

The programme will leverage expertise in UK institutions to support the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member states implement ASEAN initiatives that will reduce poverty in the region and in particular support women’s economic empowerment and small businesses. It aims to reduce barriers to development in ASEAN Member States (AMS) and the overall ASEAN Economic Community, to increase prosperity and provide the foundation for more inclusive economic development that benefits the poorest. The programme will support reforms covering regulatory reform, financial services, and trade through technical assistance, capacity building and knowledge-transfer partnerships. It will look to harness the potential of digitalisation in ASEAN.

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-400046
Start date 2023-11-2
Status Implementation
Total budget £24,239,992

Revenue Mobilisation, Investment and Trade Programme - ReMIT

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

The programme, through provision of high quality technical assistance, aims to support Pakistan to implement reforms that lock in macroeconomic stability and improve conditions for high and sustained growth, mutual prosperity, job creation and poverty reduction. The TA will be provided to; • Strengthen tax revenue mobilisation, helping to raise Pakistan’s tax to GDP ratio from 13 percent to 18 percent by increasing the number of tax payers; • Address the investment environment challenges faced by local and UK businesses, moving Pakistan towards being one of the top 50 countries to do business in; • Facilitate trade and drive competitiveness, addressing barriers to trade in order to reduce Pakistan's trade deficit; • Modernise macroeconomic policy making and implementation process.

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-300134
Start date 2019-11-11
Status Implementation
Total budget £43,832,473

UK-India Global Innovation Programme

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

This programme will accelerate delivery of the Sustainable Development Goals in South Asia and Africa by supporting transfer of inclusive Indian innovations, benefitting poor people, with a special focus on women and the disabled. The new programme will operate in specific countries in Africa - Ethiopia, Tanzania, Kenya, Ghana, Nigeria, Rwanda, Uganda and South Asia - Nepal, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Afghanistan. It will increase agricultural productivity and food security; address pressing health needs; provide potable water; clean energy; and technology for financial services; by prioritising these sectors. It will do this by deploying a more ambitious and comprehensive range of financial instruments compared to our existing programme, including investment and lending, to fund the development, transfer and scale up of innovations by Indian public, private sector and civil society organisations.

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-300814
Start date 2022-2-23
Status Implementation
Total budget £37,500,001

Ukraine Resilience and Energy Security Programme (URES)

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

The Ukraine Resilience and Energy Security Programme (URES) aim is to strengthen access to the European power grid; support more efficient use of energy; and decrease reliance on hydrocarbons. This will promote Ukraine's welfare and economic development, as energy security has been presented by the Government of Ukraine as a top priority in the lead-up to and aftermath of Russia's invasion of Ukraine. £62m will be provided to end 2025 to support energy security for Ukraine and ensure that UK expertise and innovation continues to be made available for reconstruction efforts. The programme will deliver: generators (fossil fuel & solar) to increase resilience of key facilities; equipment and parts to repair the transmission system following Russian attacks; investment in green energy companies; grants for the development of green innovations; technical assistance and monitoring; plus contingency.

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-400024
Start date 2023-5-26
Status Implementation
Total budget £80,303,072

Poorest States Inclusive Growth Programme

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

To enhance economic value generated for the poor as producers, consumers and employees by investing in impact enterprises. This will benefit up to 30 enterprises and generate employment incomes of at least £10m.To ensure poor and vulnerable people in low income states (especially women) benefit from economic growth through better access to financial services, and investing in private sector projects that will benefit the poor as producers, consumers and employers. This will benefit 12 million low income households with improved access to financial services and upto 30 enterprises in attracting additional investments worth £56 million.

Programme Id GB-1-114293
Start date 2008-12-23
Status Implementation
Total budget £63,723,076

Sustainable Urban Economic Development Programme (SUED)

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

FCDO is supporting emerging urban centres in Kenya to put in place sustainable urban economic plans; improve the investment climate and draw in investment for key climate-resilient infrastructure and value chain projects. This will include integrating digital technologies to build ‘smart’ towns/cities that improve the quality and performance of urban services and enable a better quality of life.

Programme Id GB-1-204338
Start date 2016-12-21
Status Implementation
Total budget £79,296,311

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