The South-South Facility receives requests for knowledge exchange support from all of the World Bank’s Global Practices and Regional Departments. In 2019, grants were approved for exchanges involving 22 countries focusing on a wide range of topics.

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
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
Improving Urban Transport in Dhaka – Lessons from Colombia 2018 Transport & Digital Development Global Practice Bangladesh Colombia
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
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 Kenya Malaysia
Increasing Capacity to Promote Rural Development for Communities around Protected Areas 2019 Environment & Natural Resources Global Practice South Africa Namibia
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 Violence contexts 2019 Social, Urban, Rural & Resilience Global Practice Cameroon, Guinea, Nigeria Cameroon, Guinea, Nigeria
The Challenge of Sustaining and Scaling-up Productive Safety Nets Systems 2019 Social Protection & Jobs Global Practice Guinea Rwanda, Ethiopia