ACTIVE PORTFOLIO

In 2018, the South-South Facility received requests for knowledge exchange support from most of the World Bank’s Global Practices and Global Themes units. Grants were approved for 11 different departments, focusing on a wide range of sectors and topics. The main themes of focus are Climate Change, Economic Growth and Planning and Gender, followed by Public Administration, Rural Development and Environmental Policies and Institutions.

Programmatic Knowledge Exchanges

Stand-alone Knowledge Exchanges

Ongoing SSF-Funded Knowledge Exchanges Grants approved in Knowledge Exchange Implemented by Knowledge-receiving Countries Knowledge-providing Countries
Following the Carbon for Clean Energy in Asia 2017 Energy & Extractives Global Practice China, India, Pakistan, Indonesia, Vietnam, Philippines China, India, Mexico, Singapore, Brazil, Peru, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, Japan, Korea, Republic of, United Kingdom, Australia, Denmark, Spain, United States
Learning Platform to Enhance Results of Gender Empowerment Programs in the Sahel 2017 Health, Nutrition and Population Global Practice Burkina Faso, Chad, Cote d'Ivoire, Mali, Niger, Mauritania Egypt, Arab Republic of, Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Chad, Cote d'Ivoire, Mali, Niger, Mauritania
South-South Action Learning support to Climate Action Peer Exchange (CAPE) 2017 Climate Change Global Theme Burkina Faso, Chile, Cote d'Ivoire, Indonesia, Mali, Morocco, Philippines, Vietnam Morocco, Vietnam, Philippines, Chile
African and Asian countries learning from Brazil’s best practices on Integrated Urban Water Management 2018 Water Global Practice Ethiopia, Ghana, Indonesia Brazil
Peer Learning on Integrated Urban Transformation 2018 Social, Urban, Rural & Resilience Global Practice China, Colombia, Congo, Democratic Republic of, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Senegal, Vietnam China, Colombia, Congo, Democratic Republic of, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Senegal, Vietnam
Strengthening the Local Economic Development of Local Governments Hosting Forcibly Displaced People 2018 Middle East & North Africa Region Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, Turkey, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Djibouti, Afghanistan Armenia, Turkey, Jordan, Lebanon
Afghanistan-Morocco Knowledge Exchange on Governance Structures for Business Environment Reforms 2018 Macroeconomics, Trade & Investment Afghanistan Morocco
Capacity Development of Liberia Land Authority to Establish Land Administration System – Lessons from Ghana and Rwanda 2018 Social, Urban, Rural & Resilience Global Practice Liberia Ghana, Rwanda
Improving Urban Transport in Dhaka – Lessons from Colombia 2018 Transport & Digital Development Global Practice Bangladesh Colombia
Inclusive Urban Upgrading in Rwanda 2018 Social, Urban, Rural & Resilience Global Practice Rwanda Vietnam
India Learning from the Productive Alliances Approach in Brazil 2018 Agriculture Global Practice India Brazil
Kyrgyzstan-Colombia Knowledge Exchange for the Development of a National M&E system for Rural Water Supply and Sanitation 2018 Water Global Practice Kyrgyz Republic Colombia, Panama, Bolivia
Learning about School Leadership in Latin America and the Caribbean 2018 Education Global Practice Dominican Republic, Guatemala Chile, Brazil, Colombia, United States
Paraguay Learning from Uruguay and Chile on Health Sector Reform 2018 Health, Nutrition & Population Global Practice Paraguay Chile, Uruguay
Reform and Innovations for Better Integrated Care in Vietnam – Lessons from China 2018 Health, Nutrition & Population Global Practice Vietnam China
Strengthening Skills for Community-based Initiatives in Conservation Areas in Mozambique 2018 Environment & Natural Resources Global Practice Mozambique Brazil
Approaches to Effective Air Route Development in Madagascar 2019 Finance, Competitiveness & Innovation Global Practice Madagascar South Africa
Building Capacity through Peer-learning from India to strengthen female youth entrepreneurship framework 2019 Agriculture Global Practice Bangladesh India
Developing Early Childhood Education in Djibouti and Morocco 2019 Education Global Practice Djibouti, Morocco Mauritius
Improving Infrastructure through Private Financing 2019 Infrastructure, PPPs & Guarantees Group Rwanda Chile
Increasing Capacity to Promote Rural Development for Communities around Protected Areas 2019 Environment & Natural Resources Global Practice South Africa Brazil
Knowledge Exchange for Bus Rapid Transit Implementation in Pakistan 2019 Transport & Digital Development Global Practice Pakistan Turkey
Knowledge Exchange on Multi-sectoral Community Mobilization for Stunting Reduction 2019 Health, Nutrition & Population Global Practice Senegal Malawi
Strengthening the Regional Community Driven Development Network in Africa Fragility, Conflict, and Ciolence contexts 2019 Social, Urban, Rural & Resilience Global Practice Cameroon, Guinea, Nigeria Cameroon, Guinea, Nigeria
Strengthening the Water Sector Institutional Development Project in Angola 2019 Water Global Practice Angola Colombia
The Challenge of Sustaining and Scaling-up Productive Safety Nets Systems 2019 Social Protection & Jobs Global Practice Guinea Rwanda, Ethiopia