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  • JICA-ASEAN Regional Cooperation Meeting (JARCOM) was a unique triangular cooperation framework in South-East Asia. Originally designed as a mechanism to formulate good quality SSC projects, it gradually evolved into a forum to discuss common development challenges in the region. While the northern donor stepped back as a facilitator, it’s all-stakeholder-participatory and transparent process enhanced the ownership of both recipients and providers. Peer pressures among ASEAN members...
    South-South Opportunity 2010
  • In Niger, where only a fifth of the population is literate and poverty is rife, radio has taken on an extraordinarily important role in the lives of its citizens. Radio programs are not only the means through which people entertain themselves and get the daily news, they are also playing a proxy role for the health clinics, schools, social support networks, and continuing education needed for economic progress. Women debate their role in society; citizens call in to complain about poor local...
    WBI Capacity Development Briefs 2007
  • President Jacob Zuma took office in 2009 amid a wave of demonstrations by South Africans protesting the government’s poor record in delivering basic services. During the 15 years since the end of apartheid, South Africa had made strides in extending basic services to previously underserved communities, but frustration with the pace of progress boiled over in early 2009. During his first month in office, Zuma established a Ministry of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation to...
    Princeton Innovations for Successful Societies 2011
  • In order for regulatory business environment reform to be effective and improve the situation of female entrepreneurs, it does not only need sound policy but requires institutions that are capable of carrying out reforms and a social system willing to accept change. In end-2009, I led a cooperative research between UNIDO, ILO, the Vietnamese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and the Vietnamese government that looked at the impact and relevance of reforms of the regulatory business...
    UNDP Capacity is Development knowledge fair 2010
  • Built the capacity of 4 CBOs in 4 districts to select and build the capacity of 120 youth peer leaders aged 16 to 25 to communicate messages of SRH & HIV prevention and positive behavior to their peers. Four youth centres were established for youth to access these services. Sri Lanka with an estimated population of 20 million comprises of 28% young persons in the age group of 10-24 years. This includes 19.7% between the ages of 10-19 (adolescents). The school curriculum does not provide...
    UNDP Capacity is Development knowledge fair 2010
  • El Gabinete Social de la Presidencia es la instancia coordinadora de las políticas y programas sociales. Operativizar esta tarea requería una estructura mínima y adecuada al desafío. PNUD brindó asistencia técnica para diseñarla y acompañar el proceso de instalación de la misma. El Gabinete Social está constituido institucionalmente por 23 Instituciones estatales, cuyas prioridades corresponden a diversos ejes de la problemática social: salud, vivienda, educación, etc. La situación de...
    UNDP Capacity is Development knowledge fair 2010
  • LumenSoft Technologies Pvt. Ltd. was started ten years ago as an incubation project at the Lahore University of management Sciences. The incubation model helped in starting a chain reaction, which has been instrumental in capacity building of young graduates in the IT sector. In the spring of 2000, three graduates, one female and two males, of MS in computer sciences at LUMS( Lahore University of Management Sciences) decided to start a software house. Thus the LumenSoft Technologies Pvt. Ltd....
    UNDP Capacity is Development knowledge fair 2010
  • UNDP and the Ministry of Finance developed the Development Assistance Co-ordination Unit project to establish a co-ordination unit in the Ministry of Finance. The underlying objective was to support the Government of Malawi to localise and implement the principles of the PD and the AAA. In 2008, with the support of the Aid Effectiveness Advisor, the Debt and Aid Division of the Malawi Ministry of Finance established an aid co-ordination unit. The Aid Advisor initiated and institutionalized all...
    UNDP Capacity is Development knowledge fair 2010
  • SNV partnering with local actors within the livestock sector has facilitated the establishment of commercial partnerships between pastoralist communities and County councils. These partnerships have reduced inefficiencies along the value chain leading to the reconfiguration of the profits margins in favour of the Pastoralist producer groups. In Kenya, the livestock sub-sector accounts for approximately 10% of National GDP and 30% of agricultural GDP. It employs about 90% of the ASAL workforce....
    UNDP Capacity is Development knowledge fair 2010
  • Professional Communities (PCs) represent an innovative, locally-driven development approach supporting capacity development among Jordanian management professionals. The PC approach is highly sustainable and has the potential to transform the very nature and impact of donor support for capacity development. Jordan has the fundamental underpinnings of a market economy in place. While far from perfect, policies and institutions support a free market economy and quasi-democratic political system....
    UNDP Capacity is Development knowledge fair 2010
  • A program to develop the capacity of individuals and organisations to contribute effectively to national and regional HIV responses through long term partnerships and linkages between organisations in the Asia and Pacific regions. The HIV Consortium for Partnerships in Asia and the Pacific is a collaboration of nine Australian HIV organisations formed to foster strategic partnerships and linkages between Australia and the Asia and Pacific regions. The HIV Consortium is implementing the Regional...
    UNDP Capacity is Development knowledge fair 2010
  • Le cas articule une approche programmatique et méthodologique encapsulant à la lois le développement des capacités des parties prenantes et l’influence de la prise de décision nationale. La conjugaison des opportunités et des mécanismes programmatiques a permis – au niveau sub-national – d’identifier et reconnaître les droits des communautés locales aux forêts et – au niveau national - d’amener la prise de décision à les consolider et à les institutionnaliser...
    UNDP Capacity is Development knowledge fair 2010
  • Autrefois, les populations au Burkina Faso étaient peu impliquées dans le développement de leur communauté. Aujourd’hui, ce sont elles qui décident des priorités et des investissements nécessaires. À la base de ce changement, il y a les plans communaux de développement. Les populations doivent pouvoir participer aux décisions les concernant. En jouant un rôle actif, elles se rendent compte qu’elles peuvent influencer leur vie et participent ainsi directement aux activités de...
    UNDP Capacity is Development knowledge fair 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
  • During 2009 Cambodia and Timor-Leste engaged in an exchange intended to help Timor-Leste, i.e. the National Directorate for Aid Effectiveness (NDAE) of the Ministry of Finance, set up an information management system that can serve as a tool for the NDAE in its policy dialogue, management and coordination of development cooperation projects and programs supported by development partners in Timor-Leste. During the exchange, the two countries also shared with each other initiatives, experiences,...
    South-South Opportunity 2010
  • 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.
    South-South Opportunity 2010
  • Bangladesh and the Republic of Korea share the common strategy for accelerated poverty reduction and achievement of other MDGs. In pursuance with common development approach Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and Bangladesh Academy of Rural Development (BARD) launched the Integrated Community Development Project in Burichang Upazila of Comilla District in Bangladesh. The project aims at establishing participatory community development model to champion the national priority by...
    South-South Opportunity 2010
  • 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...
    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
  • Convened by the South African NGO Coalition (SANGOCO), the War on Poverty Forum collected numerous anti-poverty programmes around a common agenda: holding public hearings to solicit a wide range of perspectives from ordinary citizens on key policy issues such as health, the environment and housing. A large number of the responses called for redressing grievances, for which separate mechanisms were established. This voice mechanism proved capable of culling a rich and informative body of public...
    UNDP Ownership Leadership and Transformation 2003
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