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Strengthening the Female Youth Entrepreneurship Framework in Bangladesh
The knowledge exchange supported under the South-South Facility, was undertaken between Bangladesh: Social Development Foundation, the implementing agency of the World Bank Nuton Jibon Livelihood Project (NJLP) and India: Kerala State’s National Rural Livelihood Mission (Kudumbashree).
Receiving country: Bangladesh
Following the Carbon for Clean Energy in Asia
Over 80% of worldwide new coal-fired power plants due to begin operating between now and 2020 will be in middle-income countries in Asia: China, India, Indonesia, Vietnam, Philippines and Pakistan.
Providing country: China, India, Indonesia, Pakistan, Philippines, Vietnam, Brazil, Mexico, Peru, Australia, Denmark, Japan, Singapore, South Africa, Korea, Republic of, Spain, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States
Argentina Affordable Housing Support
The Government of Argentina (GOA) launched in 2016 the first nation-wide demand-side housing supply program for first-home buyers (the Linea Solucion Casa Propia Program, SCP). The World Bank, as part of the Integrated Habitat and Housing Project (P159929), is supporting the SCP.
Receiving country: Argentina
Improving local government services in Sri Lanka
With support of a Bank project, Sri Lankan officials sought to strengthen local governments’ capacity to provide roads, schools, and other infrastructure, and to involve citizens in development planning and programs.
Receiving country: Sri Lanka
Fostering Information and Communication Technologies for Public Sector Reforms in Tajikistan
The Government of Tajikistan aimed to develop a more transparent, accountable, and cost-effective government through the use of information and communications technologies (ICT) and turned to the World Bank’s South-South Facility for help.
Receiving country: Tajikistan
Promoting Renewable Energy Certificates and Sustainable Energy Certificates in Thailand
The Government of Thailand recognized the need to modify its existing energy policy to become more energy efficient, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, promote economic development, and establish environmental leadership in the Mekong region.
Receiving country: Thailand
Ghanaian Women Farmers Partner with Indian Counterparts to Improve Production and Marketing of Shea Nuts
The Ghanaian PagSung Shea Butter and Shea Nut Pickers Association wanted to increase their production, processing, and export of shea nuts.
Receiving country: Ghana
Enhancing South-South Cooperation to Reduce Urban Poverty
In 2003, India, Brazil, and South Africa signed a Trilateral Agreement (IBSA) establishing a mechanism for South-South cooperation among these countries and other developing nations to advance inclusive sustainable development and to counter marginalization.
Promoting Pro-Poor Innovation in Vietnam
To help to reduce poverty, the Government of Vietnam prioritized “inclusive innovation,” which involves developing programs to identify national development challenges (NDCs), and stimulating low-cost yet high quality technological solutions and products benefiting the poor.
Receiving country: Vietnam
Learning Innovative Participatory Approaches in Addressing Informal Settlement Issues
The Government of Bangladesh recognized a need to ensure secure and affordable housing options for its urban poor at a time of rapid urban expansion. Toward this objective, the Government moved to develop a national framework for providing housing and shelter options for the urban poor and most vulnerable.
Receiving country: Bangladesh
Supporting Female Entrepreneurship in Ethiopia
What was the objective of the South-South exchange? : The Development Bank of Ethiopia (DBE) sought to learn from India how to implement and sustain a credit facility dedicated to women’s economic empowerment leveraging microfinance institutions, as part of the World Bank’s funded Women Entrepreneurship Development Project (WEDP) in Ethiopia.…
Receiving country: Ethiopia
Expanding Capacity in Central Asian Countries for the Application of New Energy and Power Technologies
To provide access to more reliable, sustainable energy and power sources, representatives of five Central Asian countries (Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan) participated in an exchange with India.
Empowering the Poor in Indonesia
With assistance of the Bank and other donors, Indonesia has supported a National Program for Community Empowerment (PNPM), which has helped more than 70,000 villages prioritize needs and access community grants for development projects.
Receiving country: Indonesia
Modernizing Cairo’s Transport Authority
Regardless of their political side, all stakeholders agree that alleviating Cairo’s traffic congestion is a top priority. Public transport services are far short of what they should be in a city the size of Cairo with 17 million people and growing rapidly.
Receiving country: Egypt, Arab Republic of
Creating Jobs through Protecting Morocco’s Coastline
Morocco sought to learn from India’s success in dealing with coastal zone overexploitation to help address sustainable management of its coastal resources for rapid and sustainable growth, improved governance, poverty eradication, and better social conditions to benefit smallholder farmers and fishermen as well as private sector
Receiving country: Morocco