Donor Partners

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Web Link European Union (EU)

The European Union (EU) is an economic and political union of EU 27 member states. The body is responsible for proposing legislation, implementing decisions, upholding the Union's treaties and the general day-to-day running of the Union. The EU also manages the European Development Fund (EDF) and other financial sources to finance European and ACP development cooperation. The EU has been a major donor partner of AU-IBAR since 1962 funding projects and programmes that includes: JP15, PARC, PACE, SERECU, AWVP, FITCA, ARIS, STVS, SPINAP-AHI, SOLICEP, PAN-SPSO I and II, LEISOM, L4LP, ALive, IRCM and VET-GOV.

Web Link United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is the principal U.S. agency to extend assistance to countries recovering from disaster, trying to escape poverty, and engaging in democratic reforms. The Agency carries out U.S. foreign policy by promoting broad-scale human progress at the same time it expands stable, free societies, creates markets and trade partners for the United States, and fosters good will abroad. USAID has funded a number of projects and programmes undertaken by AU-IBAR including JP15, PLP, ARIS, PLP HIV/AIDS, NEPDP, EDRSAIA, SMP-AH and ALive. USAID is working closely with AU-IBAR in the promotion and capacity building on One Health through a collaborative arrangement between IRCM and RESPOND.

Web Link The African Development Bank (AfDB)

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group's mission is to help reduce poverty, improve living conditions for Africans and mobilize resources for the continent's economic and social development. With this objective in mind, the institution aims at assisting African countries – individually and collectively - in their efforts to achieve sustainable economic development and social progress. Combating poverty is at the heart of the continent's efforts to attain sustainable economic growth. To this end, the Bank seeks to stimulate and mobilize internal and external resources to promote investments as well as provide its regional member countries with technical and financial assistance. Support by AfDB to the AU-IBAR includes funding for ERSCA and ALive.

Web Link French Aid

French bilateral Aid, through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the French Development Agency, is an historic partner of AU-IBAR. During the Rinderpest eradication era, French technical assistants have been seconded to the PARC and PACE projects. Between 1998 and 2002, the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs also funded RALEA (Regional Action for Livestock in East Africa), targeting mainly dairy and poultry sectors. Since 2006, French Aid, through the French Ministry of foreign affairs initially, and through the French Development Agency since 2009, is seconding a technical assistant to AU-IBAR, who provides strategic support to the institution.

Web Link The United Nations Development Programme – Global environment Facility (UNDP-GEF)

The United Nations Development Programme – Global environment Facility (UNDP-GEF), founded in 1991, supports countries in addressing development, climate, and ecosystem sustainability in an integrated manner. As a GEF Implementing Agency, UNDP-GEF offers countries highly specialized technical services for eligibly assessment, programme/project formulation, due diligence, mobilization of required co-financing, project implementation oversight, results management and evaluation, performance-based payments and knowledge management. UNDP-GEF has funded the DLWEIP and is currently funding the Strategic partnership for sustainable fisheries management in the large marine ecosystems in Africa (SPFIF, PROGRAM).

Web Link The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is a federal enterprise that supports the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. GIZ, before GTZ, was contracted by AU-IBAR to assist with Expertise and Logistic in PACE for the period 2002 – 2005. GTZ has also contributed to the funding required for AU-IBAR to maintain the operations of the ALive secretariat. From 2007 onwards GIZ provided, through CIM (Centre for International Migration and Development, GIZ and Ministry of Labour) two experts in the area Communication and Finance Management.

Web Link World Bank (WB)

The World Bank provides financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world with a mission to fight poverty for lasting results and to help people help themselves and their environment by providing resources, sharing knowledge, building capacity and forging partnerships in the public and private sectors. The World Bank is a contributor to the AU-IBAR SPFIF and ALive programmes.

Web Link The Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA)

The Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA) is Denmark's development cooperation agency, which is an area of activity under the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Denmark's development policy aims to contribute to reducing global poverty and helping people to take charge of their own destiny. DANIDA, though the Danish Embassy in Kenya, has been a long term and principal funder for the Sheikh Technical Veterinary School and Reference Centre (STVS).

Web Link The Department for International Development (DFID)

The Department for International Development (DFID) was set up in 1997 making fighting world poverty its top priority. Among its key objectives, DFID set out to make global development a national priority and promote it to audiences in the UK and overseas, while fostering a new 'aid relationship' with governments of developing countries. British Aid supported the early work of AU-IBAR – notably JP15, PACE and CAPE.

Web Link Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Guided by the belief that every life has equal value, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation works to help all people lead healthy, productive lives. In developing countries, it focuses on improving people’s health and giving them the chance to lift themselves out of hunger and extreme poverty. In the United States, it seeks to ensure that all people—especially those with the fewest resources—have access to the opportunities they need to succeed in school and life. Based in Seattle, Washington, the foundation is led by CEO Dr. Susan Desmond-Hellmann and Co-chair William H. Gates Sr., under the direction of Bill and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett.