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  • The Tsunami combined with the end of the 30-year conflict in 2005 had a significant impact on the Provincial Government. The theme of the recovery was to build back better, however the challenge has been to sustain the recovery in which the Government and international community invested over $6 billion. When the Tsunami hit Aceh in 2004, the Government of Indonesia (GoI) developed a strategy to rebuild back Aceh better than before the Tsunami. However, thirty years of conflict had severely...
    UNDP Capacity is Development knowledge fair 2010
  • The project helped to develop the nationwide Government of Georgia Network (GGN), which offers a reliable e-network to connect remote agencies. GGN provides a swift and effective exchange of information between citizens and government organizations. “E-governance” was an exotic notion to most Georgians in 2006, when the Office of the State Minister on Reforms Coordination launched the nationwide Government of Georgia Network (GGN) initiative. The GGN offers a reliable network to...
    UNDP Capacity is Development knowledge fair 2010
  • In 2004, as part of a pilot initiative on decentralized service delivery in the 4 poorest regions in Ethiopia, 34 illiterate villagers were trained to build, install, and maintain solar photo-voltaic PV systems bringing electricity for the first time to remote villages. The sun was just beginning to dip below the horizon, coloring the azure sky with brilliant pink and orange hues. Ahadi Ahmed realized that she had to pick up the pace. Gingerly perched on top of the thatched roof of her neighbor...
    UNDP Capacity is Development knowledge fair 2010
  • Case study describes creation of better business environment through regulatory reform. Based on participation platform, we coordinated public and private sector stakeholders, resulting in elimination of business regulations that impeded progress. Government commitment and transformational leadership lead to shifts in public administration mindset and strengthening of private sector. In 2006, Croatia faced bleak economic prospects due to unfavorable regulatory framework that impeded...
    UNDP Capacity is Development knowledge fair 2010
  • Despite the overall complex and unsettled legal, policy and administrative local strategic planning set up in BiH, a noteworthy step towards a more systematic and advanced local development planning has been accomplished through the creation of a knowledge tool, enabling tailored municipal development planning capacity assessment. The ILDP is a joint project of UNDP BiH and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation implemented with the BiH Ministry for Human Rights and Refugees, entity...
    UNDP Capacity is Development knowledge fair 2010
  • IRRI-PETRRA project developed a model research-education linkage was developed amongst farmers, NGOs, universities and national-international agricultural research institutes that ensured pro-poor impact on the livelihoods of the poor farmers. Farmers' demand was used to conduct graduate research (MS & PhD) by university teachers and NGO practitioners jointly. PETRRA, an IRRI managed and DFID funded, agricultural research and PETRRA project was implemented in Bangladesh for five years...
    UNDP Capacity is Development knowledge fair 2010
  • El CELS –apoyado en su experiencia de trabajo con clínicas jurídicas de derechos humanos desde hace más de una década- y las Universidades Columbia y Católica Nuestra Señora de Asunción, de Paraguay, han diseñado, formalizado y consolidado dos clínicas jurídicas de derechos humanos, que garantizan el desarrollo de dos fines: la formación de los profesores y alumnos en técnicas jurídicas de defensa y protección de derechos humanos en la práctica y la posibilidad de instancias idóneas de...
    South-South Opportunity 2010
  • La actividad a la que refiere este Caso corresponde a la asistencia brindada por la Asociación Mutual de Protección Familiar de Argentina (AMPF) a entidades miembros de la Organización de Entidades Mutuales de las Américas (Odema) en los países mencionados anteriormente para la transferencia de conocimientos y experiencia operativa de los servicios mutuales de Salud, Trabajo Social, Ayudas Económicas, Farmacia y Comunicación Social. Con el objetivo de brindar mas y mejores servicios sociales a...
    South-South Opportunity 2010
  • 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...
    South-South Opportunity 2010
  • El Proyecto GPdNH es una contribución al fortalecimiento de las capacidades del gobierno haitiano para cuantificar, analizar y tomar decisiones sobre la inversión social destinada a la niñez en Haití. Específicamente, el proyecto pretende estimar los recursos públicos invertidos para el desarrollo de los niños, niñas y adolescentes de dicho país, a partir de la metodología desarrollada por la DAGPyPS y UNICEF en la Argentina.
    South-South Opportunity 2010
  • 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...
    South-South Opportunity 2010
  • This case study looks at the experience of the Environmental Action (ENACT) programme, a collaboration between the government of Jamaica and the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA). ENACT's mandate was to work with Jamaican organisations in the public, private and non-profit sectors to improve their capabilities to identify and solve national environmental problems. The design of the ENACT programme began in 1990 but activities in the field only got under way with the...
    ECDPM Discussion Papers 2005
  • Sustain and nurture creativity, promote artists, encourage new talents and innovative aesthetics, strengthen and network cultural organizations: these are the watchwords of the Afrique en Création programme, launched by the French Ministry for Foreign Affairs through the French Association for Artistic Action (AFAA). The programme supports the professional training of Africa’s artistic talents in the stage and visual arts, and in so doing helps build upon the continent’s rich...
    UNDP Ownership Leadership and Transformation 2003
  • An important direction in development is raising a generation equipped with skills enabling it to prosper in the changing world. Peer education is the pedagogical tool, which unleashes hidden human potential and contributes to the overall growth of the personality. The story tells about success of implementing of this methodology. The central problem of the emerging democracies lies in raising a new type of a personality, able to make informed choices, knowing principles of the effective...
    UNDP Capacity is Development knowledge fair 2010
  • The case presents the partnering of a dairy company (TSEGA & Family Dairy Enterprise / T&FDE, SNV client) with national and regional R&D partners and the combination of appropriate approaches and specific expertise in order to develop and promote quality-based payment systems for milk, responding to new business opportunities. An SNV client (T&FDE; milk collector and processor) identified a new business opportunity – marketing of “prime quality” milk and milk...
    UNDP Capacity is Development knowledge fair 2010
  • This exchange project was established in 2006 aiming to strengthen research capacity and human resources of participating organizations (referred to as partners), in particular with respect to their epidemiological and community health research abilities. Particular goals are to expose and train younger staff of the respective institutions, improve techniques and methodologies of research, and to improve service delivery. To achieve this, the project facilitates one-year international exchange...
    South-South Opportunity 2010
  • La construcción de un sistema de transporte masivo involucra retos institucionales, financieros, operativos e incluso culturales, por cuanto representa un elemento estructurador de la planeación urbana de la ciudad. En las ciudades con población numerosa, los sistemas de transporte masivo tipo BRT (Bus Rapid Transit), representan una solución óptima para el transporte de pasajeros debido a que tienen costos y tiempos de implementación relativamente moderados en comparación con otras...
    South-South Opportunity 2010
  • 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...
    South-South Opportunity 2010
  • The state of capacity-building in Rwanda is an outcome of historical developments during the colonial and post-colonial periods, the genocide of 1994, and developments in the post-1994 period.  This report summarizes key study findings and presents them as lessons from experience and best practices from Rwanda. For the complete case story, please see the PDF file attached below.
    Other collections 2003
  • When Bitange Ndemo became permanent secretary of Kenya’s Ministry of Information and Communications in 2005, he was well aware of the difficulty Kenyans faced when they tried to get information from the government. He knew that easier access to government data on topics ranging from demographics to education could help spur innovation in business and technology and help drive the country’s economic growth. The Official Secrets Act under former President Daniel arap Moi had long...
    Princeton Innovations for Successful Societies 2012
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