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.
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
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
Improving the Public Investment Management System in Honduras
The Honduran Government has been working to develop capacity to effectively monitor public policy results and improve public spending effectiveness in a tight fiscal context. In this effort, it has moved toward consolidating reforms in key areas such as public financial management.
Providing country: Colombia, Peru
Receiving country: Honduras
Strengthening the Water Sector Reform Process in Nigeria
The World Bank has been supporting improvements to the Nigerian water sector since 2004. Its Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) for fiscal year 2014 to 2017 identified improved access to water supply as central to improvement of health in Nigeria.
Providing country: Brazil, Colombia
Receiving country: Nigeria
Boosting the Information Technology and Information Technology-Enabled Services (IT-ITES) Sector in Nicaragua
Through this grant, Nicaraguan participants have increased their capacity and skills for designing and implementing policies to develop the IT-ITES sector, and as an ultimate objective, to implement one of the pillars of the National Development Plan. The exchange helped strengthen the collaboration between government, academia and private sector…
Providing country: Colombia, Mexico
Receiving country: Nicaragua
Rural Education Reform: Peru Learns from the Escuela Nueva Model in Colombia
In 2011, the new administration of the Peruvian Government re-prioritized the need to improve the quality of education and services in rural areas.
Providing country: Colombia
Receiving country: Peru
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
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
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