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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
Comprehensive Climate Change Planning in Tanzania
Tanzania is highly vulnerable to climate shocks, and droughts, floods, and tropical storms are likely to become more intense and unpredictable as the earth warms. Current climate variability already inflicts significant economic hardship on Tanzania, which is largely dependent on agriculture.
Receiving country: Tanzania
Strengthening India’s National Transport Policy
India’s economy grew at a rate of 8 to 9 percent annually over the past decade. This growth has increased the demand for transportation, as well as the need for investment in infrastructure and operation.
Receiving country: India
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.
Building Capacity to Develop and Manage Roads in Lao PDR
Complementing a Bank-financed project, transport officials and provincial governors from Lao PDR visited South Africa to learn from its national roads agency and other organizations. Delegates increased their skills in road administration, asset management, and public-private partnerships.
Receiving country: Lao People's Democratic Republic
Strengthening Decentralization and Local Governance in the State of Kerala in India
What was the objective of the South-South exchange? What has happened so far? What results have been achieved?
Receiving country: India
Capacity Building for Creditworthiness of the City of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
The city of Ulaanbaatar (UB) had reached a secure budgetary position to fulfill its goal for obtaining creditworthiness and issuing municipal bonds to mobilize financial resources. But it lacked the knowledge and experience to move forward.
Receiving country: Mongolia
Improving Performance Audit Capacity in Indonesia: Toward a More Effective and Efficient Government
Indonesia sought to improve performance audit capacity of its Supreme Audit Institution (BPK) by sharpening staff skills, revamping training modules, and building relationships with more developed auditing institutions.
Receiving country: Indonesia
Nepal Learns about Post-Conflict State Building from Rwanda and South Africa
With Nepal’s transition from monarchy to republic in 2009, a decade-long civil insurgency endured by the Nepalese people finally ended. The Government of Nepal (GoN) wanted to learn how other countries had reintegrated combatants into society and successfully increased the role of local governments after similar conflicts.
Receiving country: Nepal
Strengthening Management of Protected Areas in Yemen
In 2008, the Government of Yemen declared the Arabian leopard as its national animal, recognizing the leopard’s endangered status and threats to its habitat, such as human population, prey depletion, and poaching.
Receiving country: Yemen, Republic of
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.