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Private Sector Development Programme: Market Systems Development – ELAN 1.2

IATI Identifier: GB-COH-2732176-7245
Published in IATI IATI
  • date_range Apr 29, 2019 - Jul 28, 2021
  • autorenew Implementation (Status)

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has huge economic potential. There are 80m hectares of uncultivated arable land, vast mineral resources and over half of Africa’s water. This is countered by a very difficult business environment with very little industry. DRC ranks 184 out of 190 on the World Bank’s Doing Business survey. It performs particularly badly on contract enforcement, getting electricity, paying taxes and trading across borders. Recovery of the private sector in DRC is vital; for job creation and poverty alleviation. DRC is a young and rapidly growing country, with an estimated population of 84m in 2018. Median age has remained steady since 2000 at 16.8 years old. Rapid population growth has implications for inclusive growth as DRC’s GDP growth rate of around 3.7% and the population growth rate of 3.3% per annum resulting in only meagre improvements in per capita income. The youth ‘bulge’ in DRC will require the economy to create around 18 million jobs in the next 15 years. DFID in DRC has been supporting economic development through a Private Sector Development (PSD) Programme in DRC. It is a £120 million programme running from 2015 to 2023. The PSD programme has three distinct components ELAN, ESSOR and DSU. ELAN is the market systems development (MSD) component, worth £50m and has been operating in agriculture, renewable energy, access to finance and transportation. Supporting market actors, ELAN generates market insights, demonstrates innovation and builds capacity to improve the functioning of markets for poor people, leading to over one million poor people realising cumulative income increase of nearly £100 million. ELAN is an adaptive programme with the scope of expanding performing interventions while reducing or closing interventions that do not perform. The current management contract of ELAN will come to an end in July 2019. The ‘bridging’ contract is required to continue the momentum of ELAN and take it to the end of the programme period. This bridging contract, ELAN 1.2, is the subject of this Terms of Reference and will deliver DFID DRC’s market systems development intervention for up to 3 years, from June 2019. DFID has contracted a suitably qualified service provider to deliver the ELAN 1.2 programme.

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Sectors:
  • Small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) development error
    Sector code:
    32130 - Small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) development
    Sector vocabulary:
    1 - OECD DAC CRS Purpose Codes (5 digit)

Participating Organisations

Organisation Name Organisation Type Organisation Role
UK - Department for International Development (DFID) Government Funding

Transaction

Transaction Value Provider Receiver Type Date
483,007 GBP (Valued at Jan 31, 2020) circle UK - Department for International Development (DFID) circle Adam Smith International Incoming Funds date_rangeJan 31, 2020
408,436 GBP (Valued at Jan 31, 2020) circle Adam Smith International circle Receiver N/A Expenditure date_rangeJan 31, 2020
689,058 GBP (Valued at Oct 31, 2019) circle UK - Department for International Development (DFID) circle Adam Smith International Incoming Funds date_rangeOct 31, 2019
516,214 GBP (Valued at Oct 31, 2019) circle Adam Smith International circle Receiver N/A Expenditure date_rangeOct 31, 2019

Budget

10,062,093 USD
4,000,000 GBP (Valued at Apr 29, 2019) date_range Jul 29, 2019 - Jul 28, 2020
4,000,000 GBP (Valued at Jul 29, 2019) date_range Jul 29, 2020 - Jul 28, 2021
access_timeUpdated on Apr 15, 2020 16:49:51
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