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  • El gobierno actual se propuso desarrollar una gestión pública incluyente y culturalmente sensible hacia los pueblos indígenas. El PNUD, articulado con organizaciones de los pueblos indígenas y ONGs que desarrollan tareas en comunidades indígenas, propició un proceso de fortalecimiento de capacidades en estes públicos. Al inicio del periodo 2008/2013 se comenzó a vislumbrar en la agenda pública un discurso altamente incluyente hacia los pueblos indígenas. Sin embargo, se han evidenciado...
  • Light for all campaign by promoting cheaper Solar Tukis has reached nearly 15,000 remote households in Nepal. The campaign has also enhanced national capacity to disseminate Solar Tukis to wider scale and formulate subsidy policy, which aimed to benefit additional 310,000 households during country's transitional period. The cost of Maoist insurgency in Nepal is very high. Many of the development initiatives could not be carried out due to conflict and low security situation. During the...
  • As Indonesia is one of the most prone countries to disasters, DRR efforts have to be implemented in a systematic and holistic approach. It has to be integrated into development process including on education. Thus, mainstreaming DRR into national education system is a must to build the capacity of community. Indonesia is a country with great potential to sustain geologic, biologic, hydrometeorologic, environmental, technological and social disasters. Global climate change has also begun to show...
  • The Farmer Field School (FFS) approach is rapidly gaining popularity in Africa following the successful experiences in a number of countries. The approach provides an innovative and cutting-edge mean for development of local solutions to complex livelihood problems and to stimulate community empowerment. The Farmer Field School (FFS) approach was originally pioneered in Indonesia in the late 1980s and developed by FAO in partnership with national governments for introducing integrated pest...
  • La actividad de Cooperación Sur Sur fue la donación de un software, sus códigos fuentes y asistencia en la implementación del mismo, que consistió no sólo en el traspaso de tecnología sino que también se traspasaron los procesos administrativos asociados a la herramienta informática, se trabajó en conjunto con las áreas legislativa e informática de las organizaciones involucradas, hasta dejar el sistema informático en producción.
  • La Coopération entre l'ONEP et la SNDE vise le renforcement des capacités de l'opérateur mauritanien pour en faire un outil performant capable de mener à bien ses missions de service public et de permettre à ce pays de réaliser les OMDs relatifs à l'eau. Cette coopération Sud Sud n'est pas exclusive, elle se veut ouverte sur le Nord en s'appuyant sur un réseau d'opérateurs d'eau et d'agence de coopération du Nord (France, Belgique, Espagne). Cette...
  • ADB has adopted and improved on twinning as a development strategy for its Water Operators' Partnership (WOPs) Program. The WOPs program promotes knowledge sharing and builds the capacity of water operators and utilities in the Asia and the Pacific region. Among its key initiatives is the twinning of 20 water utilities and operators in Asia-Pacific region. Where most twinning arrangements pair off entities with similar characteristics on the assumption that they will share similar problems...
  • A knowledge sharing initiative was launched in 2008 to collate and apply lessons from India’s successful experience in developing its dairy sector to support more rapid growth of Tanzania’s and Uganda’s dairy industries. Participants in the exchange were exposed to a range of new strategies for increasing milk and dairy product consumption and improving marketing and production practices. The improved understanding and subsequent adoption and adaptation of these key strategies...
  • Ukraine faces one of the world’s fastest growing HIV/AIDS epidemics. Glimpsing the potential enormity of the impact on present and future generations, it has turned to UNDP’s Leadership for Results Programme, used around the world to shift perspectives and develop the capacity to take action. The strategy is simple yet effective: bring together key change agents and influential community members; offer them the opportunity to respond to the epidemic in a deeper and more systematic...
  • Knowledge exchange—the sharing of information and experiences for customized learning—helps to lessen the knowledge divide, build consensus and coalitions for reform, and promote the concept of Open Development. In other words, knowledge exchange meets immediate, operational knowledge gaps by fostering the sharing of countries’ experiences. South-South knowledge exchange encourages cross-country partnerships that can help strengthen local ownership and leadership of...
  • Four years ago, the county authorities of Kapoeta North did not have an office building, let alone a water and sanitation department. The local authority from the remote region of South Sudan’s Eastern Equatoria state was literally operating from under a tree. At the time of its establishment, the county was one of the regions with the highest cases of the painful guinea worm parasite in the world. In addition, diseases such worms, scabies, eye infections and diarrhoea were still...
  • Forests and forest land cover 54% of the country‟s surface and are a very important natural resource in Montenegro. The average growing stock on the forest and forest land amounts to 100 m3 per hectare. One third of the forests and forest land is privately owned and predominantly scattered in small holdings. Private owned forests are in poorer condition than those that are state owned. In spite of this, forests play an important role in mitigation of rural poverty, as well as the rural and...
  • Many people in developing countries rely on biomass, to meet their energy needs for cooking. Use of biomass is not in itself a cause for concern, but when resources are harvested unsustainably and energy conversion technologies are inefficient, there are serious adverse consequences for people’s health, the environment and economic development. SNV acknowledges the use of biogas as sustainable energy source. An overview is provided of the scope of SNV’s work in domestic biogas....
  • Esta historia de caso describe el proceso de generación de capacidades de gestión para la conservación en tres comunidades aymaras del altiplano de Bolivia. Para ello se describe el caso antes de la intervención del proyecto, el proceso de implementación y estado actual del proceso. La experiencia que se expone a continuación corresponde a un proyecto de turismo comunitario implementado en tres comunidades aymaras del departamento de Oruro – Bolivia. El área del proyecto corresponde a la...
  • La cooperación técnica Sur-Sur bilateral de Brasil abarca diversas áreas como agricultura, educación y bioenergía. En 2009, ABC ha conducido la ejecución de 594 proyectos y actividades en beneficio de 56 países. Entre estos instrumentos, incluyen las operaciones trilaterales Sur-Sur con los países desarrollados y organizaciones internacionales. Entre 2003 y 2009 creció 150% el número de países socios de la cooperación brasileña, con proyectos y actividades de la orden de US$ 90 millones.
  • Guatemala was the first country to approach Germany and Mexico requesting assistance to achieve institutional strengthening and capacity development in integrated solid waste management. A first generation of the GIRESOL Network in Guatemala was formed in 2007 by help of Mexican and international experts. In a second phase, seven Guatemalan environmental promoters from the first generation were trained in Mexico as instructors who then capacitated a second generation of solid waste experts in...
  • This initiative seeks to develop and promote tri-national mechanisms for integrated and sustainable water management as a regional public good in the Upper Lempa River Basin (ULRB) by promoting strong horizontal cooperation among the participating countries –El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. The project involved three components: the generation and management of information on water resources, human resource training in water management, and tri-national institutions for water...
  • En Latinoamérica, muchos países necesitan compilar la información sobre los programas de cooperación internacional existentes en su territorio, para la toma de decisiones y planeación de la cooperación por parte de los diferentes actores involucrados. A lo largo de los últimos años, Colombia ha desarrollado Mapas de Cooperación, que son sistemas de información diseñados para la eficiente administración y divulgación de la cooperación internacional. Hasta el momento, Colombia, a través de su...
  • Emerging from the ethnic tensions that tore the Solomon Islands apart from 1998 to 2003, the country’s Ministry of Infrastructure Development (MID) faced a number of serious challenges. Given the vast needs in the country it was also called upon to take a leading role in post-conflict reconstruction and providing some of the foundations for economic renewal. This case study examines how capacity issues were addressed within MID in the post-conflict period and how the sense of crisis which...
  • The Star Mountain Investment Holding Limited (SMIHL) is a Papua New Guinean (PNG) landowner holding company operating in Western Province, in the shadows of the huge Ok Tedi mine. From Dependency to Sustainability documents how the mine area community, with the help of experienced PNG facilitators, mobilized three generations of mine stakeholders and enhanced their capacity to support sustainable economic development in the years leading up to and beyond the closure of the mine. The initiative...