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
African and Asian countries learning from Brazil’s best practices on Integrated Urban Water Management 2018 Water Global Practice Ethiopia, Ghana, Indonesia Brazil
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
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