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Market Accelerator for Green Construction (MAGC)

UK - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

The Market Accelerator for Green Construction (MAGC) aims to drive the financing and construction of greener buildings in emerging markets. The programme is a partnership between the UK and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), it aims to build demonstration portfolios of green construction at scale, reducing emissions, mobilising new finance and inspiring markets to shift towards the new energy efficient buildings of the future.

Programme Id GB-GOV-13-ICF-0032-MAGC
Start date 2018-11-1
Status Implementation
Total budget £101,890,000

India Challenge Enabling Fund (ICE)

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

ICE will support innovations, build evidence, share knowledge and technical expertise as pilots or strategic interventions to support the objectives of the India-UK road map and the Country Business Plan through ODA funding that supports development in India. It will aim to co-design interventions with Indian and UK institutions – government, civil society, think tanks – on specific questions/areas that will inform state/central policies, unlock resources, and promote sustainable and inclusive outcomes.

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-400020
Start date 2023-10-19
Status Implementation
Total budget £1,787,476

UK Expertise for Green Cities and Infrastructure Programme (GCI)

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

To improve the impact and effectiveness of FCDO programming in climate resilient urban development infrastructure planning and delivery; to accelerate inclusive and sustainable economic growth by connecting people to labour markets and infrastructure services; to address the impacts of climate change through better urban planning and delivery of resilient infrastructure projects.

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-300566
Start date 2020-2-13
Status Implementation
Total budget £65,323,612

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

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

Urban Resilience Programme in South Africa

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

The Urban Resilience Programme will fund technical assistance (TA) for inclusive, sustainable and climate-resilient economic development in South African cities. The programme will support South Africa’s ambitions for green recovery, sustainable growth and institution building. The programme will build on the learning and achievements of Future Cities, which successfully delivered strategies for urban governance, spatial planning and economic development in Durban/eThekwini, Johannesburg and Cape Town

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-301487
Start date 2023-3-14
Status Implementation
Total budget £8,011,709

Strengthening disaster resilience in Nepal

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

This project will strengthen disaster resilience in Nepal, particularly to earthquakes, by working with urban centres to build and plan more safely; supporting the strengthening of critical public infrastructure to earthquakes; working to strengthen national capacity to respond to crises and ensure that the international community is prepared; and ensuring that the UK is able to support a humanitarian response should a crises hit.

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-300003
Start date 2016-9-6
Status Implementation
Total budget £42,633,472

Sustainable Energy and Economic Development (SEED) Programme

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

To support provincial economic development and sustainable energy in Pakistan. The programme objective is to address two binding constraints to economic and urban development in Pakistan: weak planning; and energy. The programme aims • To support Pakistan's poorest province, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to plan and finance the infrastructure and investment it needs for growth, jobs and prosperity. • To address Pakistan’s energy crisis by providing innovative financial solutions to industry for the adoption of sustainable energy practices. The programme will also contribute to Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office International Climate Fund (ICF) obligations.

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-300141
Start date 2018-10-8
Status Implementation
Total budget £37,449,973

CLARE - CLimate And REsilience Framework Programme

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

CLARE is a framework research programme to develop new, more demand responsive evidence, innovation and capacity to enable developing country governments and communities to better address climate change challenges and opportunities and develop more effective disaster risk management and recovery. The programme will support research to improve our understanding of weather and climate systems across Africa and the likely impacts of future change. It will also support research and innovation focused on low-carbon and climate resilient technology as well as help strengthen local capacity to do and use cutting edge climate research and evidence for development.

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-300126
Start date 2019-6-9
Status Implementation
Total budget £97,171,201

Urban Climate Action Programme

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

To support key megacities in developing countries to mobilise local political and technical leadership on net-zero, by implementing low-carbon and climate-resilient urban development policies, plans and projects, and in so doing shaping stronger national and international ambition.

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-301499
Start date 2022-4-1
Status Implementation
Total budget £28,500,000

Green Growth Nepal

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

GGN will increase green, resilient, and inclusive growth by expanding investment in green industries and services, improving climate-resilient infrastructure, and strengthening sustainable economic policy and facilitating economic opportunities across Nepal. This will create prosperity while protecting the environment and the natural assets that underpin sustainable growth in Nepal.

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-301260
Start date 2023-6-28
Status Implementation
Total budget £11,129,998

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 £80,999,975

Cities and Infrastructure for Growth (CIG)

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

This UK Programme provided technical support on city and regional interventions mainly in 2 focus countries, Uganda and Zambia, resulting in increased inclusive economic growth and job creation. The interventions have helped city economies to become more productive, deliver access to reliable, affordable, renewable power for businesses and households, and strengthen investment into infrastructure services, including from the UK. CIG was intended to provide up to £165m to a range of LMICs over 5 years. Due to budget cuts over the life of the programme, CIG was substantially scaled back and at closure comprised technical assistance support to Uganda and Zambia only. CIG provided £52m of support in total (£22.6m of which was spent in Zambia and Uganda). In the final year, 2023, a Phase 2 was started, where management was transferred in July to a country office, covering only Zambia. Phase 2 will last until June 2025, with the possibility of a further year's extension.

Programme Id GB-1-205222
Start date 2017-6-22
Status Implementation
Total budget £166,717,276

Green Urban Growth in Somalia

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

To support prosperity and reduce risks to stability across East Africa by pursuing, with our partners, a Somalia (including Somaliland) that is increasingly free, secure, resilient and stable. This cross-cutting programme supports Country Plan delivery and achievement against two campaign goals, to promote resilient and productive economies through green growth and adaptation to climate change (Goal 4) and to build resilience of communities most vulnerable to conflict, climatic and environmental risks (Goal 6).

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-300797
Start date 2023-11-15
Status Implementation
Total budget £419,692

Support to Bangladesh’s National Urban Poverty Reduction Programme (NUPRP)

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

Improvement in the integration of poor communities into municipal planning, budgeting and management, with a particular focus on women and girls and climate resilience; piloting of options for scale up and lesson learning at national level to inform overall urban policy and poverty reduction

Programme Id GB-1-203491
Start date 2016-2-9
Status Implementation
Total budget £53,765,197

Strengthening Foundations of Federalism in Nepal

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

In addition, the programme through other components like Coherence supports local elected leaders, local government associations, and provincial and federal government to promote inclusive decision-making processes and capacity of local governments (input code: 15150- democratic participation and civil society). A modest pilot is also being implemented to test if issues-based approach to development problem solving will promote state-citizen engagement and improve development outcomes especially those contributing to a meaningful inclusion of women and marginalised groups. Both coherence and the pilot will be grounded in evidence and regular political economy analysis (isc: 43082, 15170 - governance research; women's equality organizations and institutions)

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-300009
Start date 2019-12-13
Status Implementation
Total budget £25,429,993

Climate Action for a Resilient Asia

UK - Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)

A Technical Assistance facility will build capacity of national and subnational governments and vulnerable communities to integrate climate resilience into government-wide policy and planning and also work with the private sector, banks and financial regulators to support the integration of climate-related risks into investment decisions. A portion of the programme budget will be earmarked for coordinated policy work and regional cooperation in specific sectors or themes which require a regional approach where we have existing successful regional partnerships which can be scaled up, and or there is demand from country offices for a multi-country approach. Enable management of the programme including monitoring and evaluation, research, knowledge dissemination, communication, advisory support to country offices if required.

Programme Id GB-GOV-1-301000
Start date 2022-2-23
Status Implementation
Total budget £274,149,072

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