LAP / Latino América Pedalea (Latin America Cycles) A community of practice to support pro-cycling awareness, delivery capacity, and governance through intersectoral cooperation
As Latin American cities continue to evolve in their efforts to encourage more people to cycle through improved planning and design, authorities face challenges like weak stakeholder engagement that hinder their ability to implement cycling infrastructure.
Providing country: Mexico, Colombia
Receiving country: Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador
National Monitoring & Evaluation Systems for Rural Water Supply and Sanitation
In the Kyrgyz Republic, the national rural water and sanitation program, launched in 2017, seeks to improve service delivery by providing adequate water and sanitation services to many underserved rural households.
Providing country: Colombia
Receiving country: Kyrgyz Republic, Uganda
Strengthening the Water Sector Institutional Development in Angola
The Government of Angola aims to strengthen the institutional capacity of selected water sector agencies and to increase the coverage of sustainable access to water services in target cities.
Providing country: Colombia
Receiving country: Angola
Peer Learning on Integrated Urban Transformation
Rapid urbanization has the potential to improve the well-being of societies. If managed prudently, it can transform the development course of economies.
Providing country: Colombia, South Africa, Indonesia
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
Improved Early Childhood Care and Development Action Plans in La Paz and El Alto, Bolivia
Bolivia’s National Development Plan and Country Partnership Strategy identify the improvement of basic social services as one of the four development pillars for sustained economic growth. New Education and Popular Participation laws call for education services that consider the nation’s rich cultural diversity.
Providing country: Colombia
Receiving country: Bolivia
South-South Exchange on Population and Agricultural Censuses in Bolivia
Bolivia recognized during the preparation and implementation of the National Population and Housing Census (NPHC) and the National Agricultural Census (NAC), that there was a need to strengthen its statistical and information systems for monitoring and accountability.
Providing country: Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador
Receiving country: Bolivia
Implementing and Sustaining Shade-Grown Coffee in Burundi and Rwanda: An Exchange of Traditions with Colombia and Ethiopia
In a strategy to strengthen the coffee sector in Burundi and Rwanda, both countries demonstrated interest in implementing shade-grown coffee programs that will promote sustainable economic development and redress land degradation.
Providing country: Colombia
Receiving country: Burundi, Rwanda
Improving Disaster Risk Management in Honduras. Incorporating risk management into land use planning: A study tour with Colombi
Honduras sought to minimize the adverse impacts of natural disasters by including disaster risk management (DRM) and environmental considerations into overall development and land use planning at the national, regional, and local levels.
Providing country: Colombia
Receiving country: Honduras
Establishing a Municipal Development Fund for Enhanced Financing of Infrastructure: Vietnam-Colombia Exchange
To strengthen municipal infrastructure financing as part of a larger urban development plan, Vietnam participated in an exchange with Colombia. The Vietnamese learned about the institutional, legal, regulatory, and operational frameworks of municipal development funds (MDFs).
Providing country: Colombia
Receiving country: Vietnam
Building Efficient Municipal Enterprises for Better Delivery of Basic Public Services in Quito, Ecuador
The commitment of the Metropolitan Municipality of Quito (MMQ) to provide access to adequate sustainable public services has been undermined by its inefficient and financially dependent enterprises.
Providing country: Colombia
Receiving country: Ecuador
Meeting Indonesia’s Urban Development Challenge: South-South Exchange on National Urban Programs
The Government of Indonesia was seeking options for local government infrastructural development in its growing urban areas as means to support its urban development agenda and implementation of decentralization.
Providing country: Colombia
Receiving country: Indonesia
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
Improving Urban Transportation in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Like other cities in rapidly industrializing Vietnam, fast-growing Ho Chi Minh City must invest in urban transportation, including new and better roads, a metro network, and a modern bus rapid transit (BRT) system.
Providing country: Indonesia, China, Colombia, Brazil
Receiving country: Vietnam