Latin America and the Caribbean Housing and Habitat South-South Knowledge Exchange
There are serious constraints to guaranteeing adequate housing in the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region. The housing shortage problem is a result of (i) historically insufficient stock of available houses for the population - i.e. quantitative housing deficit; (ii) new demand (e.g.
Systematic Management of Mining Data and Governance in Argentina Salta Province
Capacity building for government officials of the Province of Salta was done during November and December of 2022.
Providing country: Chile, Peru
Receiving country: Argentina
Health Sector Reform in Paraguay
Paraguay operates a fragmented health care system with three major health provider networks namely the Ministry of Health, the Institute for Social Security and thirdly, a range of private sector providers.
Providing country: Chile, Uruguay
Receiving country: Paraguay
Learning About School Leadership in Latin America and the Caribbean
In the ongoing reforms of the education sector in Guatemala and Dominican Republic (DR), there have been challenges in achieving clarity and consensus on the role and responsibilities of school principals.
Receiving country: Dominican Republic, Guatemala
Applying Social Guarantee Approaches in the Eastern Caribbean
The World Bank’s 2006 Poverty Assessment Study outlined weaknesses in poverty reduction strategies in St. Lucia common to Caribbean countries. The St.
Integration of transport and urban planning exchange
The growing and suburbanizing Municipality of the Metropolitan District of Quito (MDMQ), Ecuador needs to improve its transportation systems to keep pace with demand and give poor and vulnerable groups better access to social and economic opportunities.
Providing country: Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Mexico
Receiving country: Ecuador
Promoting Accountable and Inclusive Institutions in Paraguay: Learning from Access to Information in Brazil, Chile and Uruguay
With Paraguay’s Access to Information (ATI) Law recently approved, coordination of its implementation fell under the responsibility of the ATI Directorate of Paraguay. In order to address capacity gaps, this knowledge exchange with agencies from Brazil, Chile and Uruguay enabled the ATI Directorate to learn good practices.
Providing country: Brazil, Chile, Uruguay
Receiving country: Paraguay
Enhancing Natural Resource Management in Africa
The governments of Cameroon and Ghana wanted to use oil and gas revenues more effectively to promote economic growth and reduce poverty. They also wanted to improve transparency and accountability in the sector.
Providing country: Brazil, Chile, Bolivia, South Africa
Strengthening Natural Resource Revenue Management and Lowering Volatility in Papua New Guinea
To decrease the negative effects of economic volatility induced by fluctuations in commodity prices and to improve management of natural resource revenues, Papua New Guinea wanted to learn international best practices through exchanges with other developing countries.
Providing country: Chile, Mongolia
Receiving country: Papua New Guinea
Increasing youth employment in ICTs in Jamaica
To engage youth in the global market for ICT applications, senior leaders from Jamaica’s Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy, and Mining (MSTEM) and its partners sought to develop and launch a regional technology incubation hub providing seed capital, training, and networking opportunities to entrepreneurs to bring their ideas to market.
Providing country: Chile
Receiving country: Jamaica
Enhancing Capacity to Diversify the Mongolian Economy
Mongolia has successfully transitioned from a centrally planned to a market economy but remains overly dependent on its mining industries.
Providing country: Kazakhstan, Chile
Receiving country: Mongolia
Haiti Scales Up Nutritional Security and Social Safety Nets
Children in Haiti are born into harsh conditions, and malnutrition is widespread, taking a devastating human and economic toll.1 To combat malnutrition, the government of Haiti approached the World Bank for help in strengthening the country’s nutritional security and safety net programs.
Providing country: Madagascar, Rwanda, El Salvador, Colombia, Chile
Receiving country: Haiti
Innovation and Entrepreneurship Capacity Building to Support Mobile Internet Ecosystem in Lebanon
The Government of Lebanon faced a dire environment of unemployment amidst migration of it growing, educated workforce.
Providing country: Chile
Receiving country: Lebanon
Improving Teacher Quality in Moldova
When Moldova decided to reform the quality of its teaching force as part of measures to address poor student learning results, it wanted to learn from other countries that have successfully dealt with a similar situation.
Providing country: Brazil, Chile
Receiving country: Moldova