Policy paper

The Investment Promotion Programme

Investment Promotion Programme is a 5-year Official Development Assistance (ODA) programme, funded by £24.7 million from the Prosperity Fund.

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The Investment Promotion Programme closed on 31 March 2021.



The programme is funded through the cross-government Prosperity Fund, and is the Department for International Trade’s first ODA-funded programme.

It supports developing countries to attract foreign direct investment, helping to build stable economies and reduce reliance on aid.

The document explains why UK support is needed and gives an overview of the programme’s work and its benefits.

Published 28 June 2019