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FCDO Prosperity Fund: Overseas Development Assistance (ODA)

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

FCDO Prosperity Fund: Overseas Development Assistance (ODA)

Programme Id GB-GOV-3-PF
Start date 2016-4-1
Status Implementation
Total budget £37,951,860.87

Brazil Prosperity Fund programme

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

The Programme aims to increase productivity in Brazil to renew economic growth and reduce poverty, by reducing costs and stimulating competition and innovation. Through the UK’s £56 million investment over 3 years, the Prosperity Fund will work in energy, green finance, future cities, and trade to support Brazil. Energy A single UK-Brazil energy partnership will deliver the programme. It will provide a focal point for the UK support on energy regulation, policy making, research and development, and innovation. The programme will support Brazil to: meet international standards and best practices make regulatory reforms to enable the transition to a low carbon economy promote diversification and tackle market failures to boost investment It will increase institutional capacity of regulators, policy makers and operators and improve integration between them. Green Finance The programme will support the establishment of Brazil’s first ‘green investment vehicle’ within a Brazilian development bank, like the UK’s Green Investment Bank (GIB). It aims to develop a new Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) framework for development banks in Brazil to design sustainable infrastructure projects to attract private investment. Future Cities The programme aims to advance sustainable urban development through smart city technologies in mobility and water, areas in which the UK excels. The programme will support transport and water management innovations through a smart city approach to reduce poverty and increase sustainable economic growth. Trade The programme builds on Brazil’s efforts to facilitate trade and integrate into global markets as a source of growth. It aims to support Brazil’s economic development and create jobs. It will do this by reducing the costs of trade and time of transactions, and increasing participation of Brazilian smaller businesses in global value chains.

Programme Id GB-GOV-3-PF-BRB
Start date 2016-5-1
Status Implementation
Total budget £35,254,240

Global Trade programme

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

This programme aims to increase market access for international and UK business, and build bilateral partnerships on trade related issues with emerging markets, supporting UK trade strategy. The target countries of the programme have large and emerging economies, and face continued development challenges, such as high levels of poverty and inequality: - Brazil - China - India - Indonesia - Mexico - Nigeria - South Africa - Turkey - Vietnam, and wider South East Asia

Programme Id GB-GOV-3-PF-EDD
Start date 2016-4-1
Status Implementation
Total budget £36,902,211

India Prosperity Fund programme

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

The programme focuses on where the UK’s expertise and strengths match India’s reform priorities and development needs. These include climate and green growth (including working with India on taking a sustainable, low carbon approach to urbanisation) and advocating free and fair trade through work on ease of doing business, skills, and financial services.

Programme Id GB-GOV-3-PF-IND
Start date 2016-4-1
Status Implementation
Total budget £12,282,866.48

African Continental Free Trade Area Support Programme

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

This programme will support the successful negotiation and implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). It will contribute to the reduction of barriers to trade across the continent, increase economic integration and improve the trading environment for both UK and African business. The programme will support faster and more complete implementation of the AfCFTA, working at both continental and national levels. Fully implementing the AfCFTA could lift an additional 30 million people from extreme poverty and 68 million people from moderate poverty.

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-301220
Start date 2021-4-1
Status Implementation
Total budget £29,880,010

Pan Africa Department Cross-Portfolio Third Party Monitoring (TPM)

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

To provide timely, relevant feedback on the quality of results systems, data and partner delivery that is used to drive improvements to programme delivery and reporting by implementing partners, and provide a higher level of assurance in what is delivered and achieved through DFID’s spending under the Africa Regional Department (ARD).

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-300765
Start date 2019-6-1
Status Implementation
Total budget £2,113,440

The Growth Gateway programme

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

To establish a coordinated and improved service to businesses exporting to, importing from and investing in developing markets and businesses from developing markets to access UK Government trade, investment and finance services that increases trade and investment to developing markets.

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-300812
Start date 2019-4-1
Status Implementation
Total budget £51,049,999

Trade Strategy Programme

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

To support developing countries use trade to achieve economic growth and poverty reduction. The programme will provide analytical, evidence-based research, and trade diagnostics tools and databases. The programme activities aim to build the trade capacity in 72 developing countries to better integrate into the global trading system in order to enhance their economic development. The research and knowledge will support developing countries to gain access to global markets as well as inform policy making decisions contributing to achieving poverty reduction, integral to DFID’s Economic Development Strategy. The programme will also provide financial and technical support to develop sustainable trade strategies that will have a positive impact on poor people’s lives through the promotion of private sector development and job opportunities.

Programme Id GB-1-205260
Start date 1900-1-1
Status Implementation
Total budget £24,800,007

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 2019-4-1
Status Implementation
Total budget £21,994,993

SheTrades Commonwealth

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

SheTrades Commonwealth aims to increase economic growth and job creation in Commonwealth countries by enabling the increased participation of women-owned business in trade.

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-300593
Start date 2018-4-1
Status Implementation
Total budget £12,092,088

Trademark Tanzania Strategy 2

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

The programme aims to increase sustainable and shared prosperity in East Africa by increasing East Africa’s trade with the region and the rest of the world. Specifically, the programme will (i) invest in improving the efficiency and capacity of transport, logistics and trade infrastructure at key port and border points; (ii) invest in systems to improve trading standards, reduce non-tariff barriers and enhance transparency in trade processes; (iii) improve the regulatory and policy environment for trade; and (iv) support private sector advocacy for trade competitiveness, the export capacity of East African businesses and the greater participation of women and small and growing businesses in trade.

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-300529
Start date 2017-12-1
Status Implementation
Total budget £31,660,000

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 2019-11-8
Status Implementation
Total budget £38,999,995

SMEP - Sustainable Manufacturing and Environmental Pollution programme

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

The Sustainable Manufacturing and Environmental Pollution (SMEP) programme will tackle the problem of pollution generated by manufacturing and industrial activity in developing countries. Pollution linked to manufacturing and industry in developing countries is causing very high (and in some cases catastrophic) levels of environmental degradation, which are leading to long-term health problems among workers and the general population, as well as widespread contamination of vital resources, including drinking water, livestock, soils and food crops. The SMEP programme will contribute to the identification, development and application of technology-based solutions, cleaner production methods and systems that will reduce the environmental impact and pollution generated by manufacturing in developing countries, leading to long-term environmental sustainability, improved health standards and greater production efficiency.

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-300124
Start date 2017-4-1
Status Implementation
Total budget £24,649,998

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 2020-3-1
Status Implementation
Total budget £21,303,216

TradeMark East Africa - Strategy 2 (Regional)

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

The programme aims to increase sustainable and shared prosperity in East Africa by increasing trade within the region and with the rest of the world. Specifically, it supports three intermediate outcomes that contribute to reducing barriers to trade (1) improved sustainable efficiency and capacity of transport infrastructure (2) effective trade systems and procedures, and (3) improved trade regulatory environment. The programme is implemented by TradeMark East Africa (TMEA), which is an aid-for-trade organisation established by the UK in 2010. ARD co-funds TMEA with Kenya (300137), Uganda (205164), Tanzania (300529), and Rwanda (204495). Ultimately it intends to indirectly alleviate poverty by increasing trade and economic growth in such a way that improves the the well-being of poor people, particularly those working in sectors and geographic areas most affected by international trade.

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-300257
Start date 2018-4-1
Status Implementation
Total budget £24,208,540

Trade Connect

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

This programme will assist developing country exporters, business support institutions, and partner governments to export to the UK and other international via a business-facing platform which will also support UK buyers to access developing country inputs.

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-300833
Start date 2019-5-1
Status Implementation
Total budget £17,750,000

International Development Support Project

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

To engage with China on developmental issues on international poverty reduction in order to develop a shared agenda on innovative activities that expose aid practitioners to new and effective approaches to international development, including addressing demand from other developing countries for lessons from China's development experience.

Programme Id GB-1-203174
Start date 2012-2-2
Status Implementation
Total budget £9,031,025

Trade Programme Southern Africa

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

Trade Forward Southern Africa (TFSA) is a multi-year UK Government programme supporting growth in trade through the provision of targeted solutions that include technical assistance, capacity building, and improved access to essential market information that can alleviate poverty and promote inclusive economic growth, particularly for women, across the Southern African Customs Union and Mozambique.

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-301320
Start date 2021-5-21
Status Implementation
Total budget £4,790,098

Standards Partnership

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

The UK Standards and Quality Partnership platform aims to unlock sustainable economic development by increasing the capacity of developing countries to use and comply with standards and regulatory measures needed to access new markets and benefit from global value chains. It will support developing countries to take full advantage of the UK’s post-Brexit preferential trade arrangements and will deliver secondary benefits by enabling UK businesses to build resilient, diversified supply chains with high quality inputs and providing UK consumers with greater choice and lower prices.

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-300903
Start date 2020-1-13
Status Implementation
Total budget £35,098,004

Forest Governance, Markets and Climate

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

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.

Programme Id GB-1-201724
Start date 1900-1-1
Status Implementation
Total budget £278,654,827

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