Publication - Progress report

Contribution to international development report: 2017-2018

Published: 3 Sep 2018
Directorate:
External Affairs Directorate
Part of:
International
ISBN:
9781787811294

First ever Contribution to International Development Report takes a holistic look at a wide cross-section of Scottish Government international development activity, and presents it within the context of the UN Global Goals.

Contribution to international development report: 2017-2018
Annex B - Capacity Strengthening Projects

Annex B - Capacity Strengthening Projects

#

Lead Organisation

Project

Project Aim

Country Partners

Financial Years

Total Awarded

Contribution to SDGs

2017-18 end year reports /publications/capacity-strengthening-projects-2017-2018-reports/

Malawi

1

University of Glasgow

Blantyre-Blantyre Clinical Research Facility

To provide a Clinical Research Facility based within College of Medicine, Malawi.

College of Medicine, Malawi

2017-18 -
2021-22

£1,000,000

Goal 3

2

Scotland - Malawi Mental Health Education Project

Scotland-Malawi Psychiatry Capacity Development Project

To complete the training of three existing trainee psychiatrists undertaking the MMED (Psychiatry) qualification at College of Medicine, University of Malawi; to fund scholarships for a four postgraduate trainees on the MMed course; and to support the capacity of College Of Medicine to deliver psychiatric training.

College of Medicine, University of Malawi
Ministry of Health, Government of Malawi
Department of Psychiatry, University of Cape Town

2016-17 -
2019-20

£300,000

Goal 3
Goal 4

3

University of Glasgow

Governance Project

To collaborate with College of Medicine, Blantyre over the development of the governance processes and procedures required for when the College becomes an independent University.

Malawi College of Medicine

2017-18

£100,000

Goal 4

Zambia

1

Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund

Agricultural Training

To create a training centre and farm so that farmers can learn about organic agriculture and expand their capacity.

Kasisi Agricultural Training Centre

2017-18

£40,000

Goal 4
Goal 8
Goal 12
Goal 15

Malawi, Zambia and Rwanda

1

Social Enterprise Academy Scotland

Sub-Saharan Social Enterprise Academies

To establish three Social Enterprise Academies ( SEAs) in Malawi, Zambia and Rwanda and therefore expand the network of Scottish SEAs in sub-Saharan Africa.

Malawi/Zambia/Rwanda Social Enterprise Academy

2016-17 -
2020-21

£698,720

Goal 8

2

Police Scotland

Police Scotland in Africa

To support the specialist training that Police Scotland are carrying out with police forces in Malawi, Zambia and Rwanda in tackling gender based violence and improving child protection.

Malawi, Zambia, Rwanda Police Forces

2016-17 -
2018-19

£1,200,000

Goal 3
Goal 5
Goal 16

3

Glasgow Royal College

Livingstone Fellowships

To enable doctors from Zambia and Malawi to come to Scotland for a year of training.

n/a

2017-18

£200,000

Goal 3
Goal 4

International

1

The Scottish Government

Beyond Borders

Provide funding for a training and capacity building project for 50 women from conflict-affected countries in international best practice mediation, reconciliation and dialogue methodologies, with an emphasis on sustainable conflict resolution.

Beyond Borders Scotland

2017-18

£299,855

Goal 5
Goal 16

2

McConnell International Foundation

Livingstone Volunteers Scheme

The Foundation aims to challenge issues of poverty and conflict throughout the world, by supporting innovative and sustainable solutions, whilst engaging young people from across borders and cultures.

n/a

2017-18

£12,000

Goal 10


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