The SDG Fund works in 21 countries to pilot integrated approaches to sustainable development in 3 sectoral areas: inclusive economic growth for poverty eradication, food security and nutrition and water and sanitation. Equally important, all our programmes embed 3 cross-cutting issues: sustainability, gender equality and public-private partnerships. All these programmes were chosen through a selection process including the review by thematic and development independent experts.


Current programmes

Countrysort descending Programme Title Thematic area UN agencies Total programme budget % funded by SDG-F
Bangladesh Strengthening women’s ability for productive new opportunities (SWAPNO) Inclusive economic growth for poverty eradication UNDP and ILO $4.6 million 33%
Bolivia Improving the nutritional status of children via the strengthening of local production systems Food security and nutrition FAO, UNICEF and UNIDO $1.8 million 50%
Colombia Productive and food secure territories for a peaceful and resilient Cauca Inclusive economic growth for poverty eradication UNDP, UN Women, FAO and WFP $3.2 million 46%
Côte d'Ivoire Joint Programme on poverty reduction in San Pedro region Inclusive economic growth for poverty eradication UNDP, FAO and UNICEF $3.3 million 44%
Ecuador Strengthening local food systems and capacity building aimed at improving the production and access to safe food for families Food security and nutrition FAO, WFP, UNICEF and WHO $3 million 50%
El Salvador Food security and nutrition for children and Salvadoran households (SANNHOS) Food security and nutrition FAO, UNICEF, WHO and WFP $4.2 million 35%
Ethiopia Joint Programme on gender equality and women empowerment - Rural women economic empowerment component Inclusive economic growth for poverty eradication UN Women, FAO, IFAD and WFP $3 million 50%
Fiji Youth in organic agriculture in Fiji Inclusive economic growth for poverty eradication UNDP and IFAD $2.54 million 39%
Guatemala Food and nutrition security of the department of San Marcos Food security and nutrition WHO, FAO, UNICEF and WFP $3.8 million 39%
Honduras Promotion of culture and tourism for local development in Ruta Lenca Inclusive economic growth for poverty eradication UNDP and UN Women $2.9 million 50%
Mozambique More and better jobs in Cabo Delgado province and Nampula province - Harnessing the opportunities of the New Economy in Mozambique Inclusive economic growth for poverty eradication UNDP, UN Women, UNIDO and ILO $3 million 50%
occupied Palestinian territory Creating a one-stop-shop to create sustainable businesses on Inclusive Economic Growth. Inclusive economic growth for poverty eradication UN Women, FAO and ITC $3 million 50%
Paraguay Paraguay protects, promotes and facilitates effective implementation of the right to food security and nutrition Food security and nutrition WHO, UNICEF, FAO and WFP $3 million 50%
Peru Economic inclusion and sustainable development of Andean grain producers in Ayacucho and Puno Inclusive economic growth for poverty eradication ILO, FAO and UNESCO $3.8 million 39%
Philippines PRO-WATER: Promoting water and sanitation access, integrity, empowerment, rights and resiliency Water and sanitation UNDP, UNICEF and WHO $3.6 million 42%
Samoa Engaging Youth in Samoa in Organic Farming and Menus: A Farm to Table Value Chain Approach Inclusive economic growth for poverty eradication UNDP and IFAD $1 million 50%
Sierra Leone Enabling sustainable livelihoods through improved natural resource governance and economic diversification in the Kono District Inclusive economic growth for poverty eradication UNDP and FAO $3 million 50%
Sri Lanka Scaling up nutrition through a multi-sector approach Food security and nutrition WFP, FAO and UNICEF $3 million 50%
Tanzania Joint programme to support Tanzania’s productive social safety nets (PSSN) Inclusive economic growth for poverty eradication UNDP, ILO, UNICEF and UNFPA $4.36 million 34%
Vanuatu Youth in organic agriculture in Vanuatu Inclusive economic growth for poverty eradication UNDP and IFAD $2.54 million 39%
Viet Nam Integrated nutrition and food security strategies for children and vulnerable Groups in Viet Nam Food security and nutrition FAO, UNICEF, WHO $3.33 million 45%