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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 nurtured self-help efforts and leaderships in the South.
  • The Conflict Resolution Unit (CRU) of the Department of Foreign Affairs of Ireland is partnering with women and men from Ireland/Northern Ireland, Liberia and Timor-Leste in a cross-learning process on UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women Peace and Security.  The broad purpose of the process is to understand and learn from those directly affected by conflict on how best to promote and protect women’s leadership and interests in conflict resolution and peace building. 
  • 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 2008 and 2009.
  • Due to growing industrial expansion and entrance in the international market, Mozambique decided to engage in a triangular cooperation initiative with Brazil and Germany in order to improve Mozambican quality infrastructure through institutional and technical development of INNOQ. This project also contributed significantly to the development of an official concept and guiding principles for Brazilian-German Triangular cooperation. Mozambican consumers gained access to institutional means to demand better quality standards of products in national market.
  • Due to growing industrial expansion and entrance in the international market, Mozambique decided to engage in a triangular cooperation initiative with Brazil and Germany in order to improve Mozambican quality infrastructure through institutional and technical development of INNOQ. This project also contributed significantly to the development of an official concept and guiding principles for Brazilian-German Triangular cooperation. Mozambican consumers gained access to institutional means to demand better quality standards of products in national market.
  • La experiencia es el desarrollo de la asociación de cooperación Paraguay-Chile-España en el proyecto “Fortalecimiento de la gestión y el desarrollo de las personas en el sector público de Paraguay” que actualmente está en ejecución. El caso se centra en las etapas de identificación y diseño del proyecto. El proceso se ha caracterizado por el apoyo político y por un aprendizaje, técnico e institucional conjunto, que lleva consigo la construcción de un modelo de relación y trabajo.
  • After suffering a series of severe earthquakes, the government of El Salvador requested Japan to extend technical cooperation and established the TAISHIN project with JICA.  The project was implemented as a triangular project of El Salvador, Japan and Mexico because JICA had offered assistance to Mexico for the same solutions in the past and it indeed generated numerous SSC advantages to implement the project in El Salvador.
  • After suffering a series of severe earthquakes, the government of El Salvador requested Japan to extend technical cooperation and established the TAISHIN project with JICA.  The project was implemented as a triangular project of El Salvador, Japan and Mexico because JICA had offered assistance to Mexico for the same solutions in the past and it indeed generated numerous SSC advantages to implement the project in El Salvador.
  • In this Project, professionals of Josina Machel Hospital (JMH), Lucrecia Paim Maternity Hospital (LPM), 13 primary health care centers, and other hospitals were trained in five areas as follows: hospital administration, equipment maintenance, nursing care, radiology and laboratory. The training course was conducted by Brazilian Experts and Angolan professionals under the coordination of Japan, Brazil and Angola with utilizing the facility of Josina Machel Hospital which was rehabilitated by the Grant Aid Cooperation of Japanese Government.
  • Facilitating persons with disabilities (PWDs) and their groups/organizations in the context of disability and development, APCD provides training and information support based on its network in the Asia and Pacific region. Particularly, APCD’s approach is to mobilize resources at all levels (individual, organizational, and societal) in collaboration with over 30 focal point organizations (government ministries/agencies in charge of disability) and around 200 associate organizations (self-help groups/organization of PWDs, grassroots NGOs at the national level).
  • Human resource development and capacity building projects/activities provided to member countries in other seven areas of cooperation: trade and investment facilitation, agricultural cooperation, industrial and energy cooperation, transport linkages, tourism cooperation, public Health, and environment. To bridge development gaps between Thailand and Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam, based on each country’s comparative advantages with the recognition of the needs of partnership building to grow and prosper together through a multi-sectoral approach. In addition it is hoped to address...
  • The RCB Project is a 5 year donor funded development intervention which has its genesis in South- South collaboration and is based participatory approaches and innovative methodologies. The project is funded to an amount of USD 10.5m by the CIDA. Palama established effective partnerships based on mutual respect and cooperation with 3 partner Management Development Institutes (MDIs) and the donor, CIDA. This is a South South multi-country project involving the donor through trilateral cooperation. r relevant training to develop public sector management skills and improve service delivery
  • La RIAL es el mecanismo de cooperación y asistencia técnica entre todos los Ministerios de Trabajo (MTs) de las Américas. Su objetivo es fortalecer las capacidades institucionales y humanas de estos Ministerios a través de un mecanismo integrador y difusor de conocimientos y experiencias.
  • The Small Tourism Enterprise Program (STEP) was designed to provide assistance to small tourism enterprises and Hotels to enhance their competitiveness. STEP provided training in product and services delivery, a mechanism to embrace international standards, and avenues for cost-effective marketing. STEP was first initiated in the Caribbean and replicated in Central and South America. The program’s success can be accredited to participatory engagement by the Government and private sector who were active collaborators in implementation.
  • The purpose of the NEPAD e-school programme is to equip African youth with the skills and knowledge that they need to participate confidently and effectively in the Global Information Society and Knowledge Economy. The e-Africa Commission was created in 2001 and adopted as an ICT Task Team by NEPAD in 2002. It is responsible for developing policies, strategies and projects at continental level as well as managing the structured development of the ICT sector in the context of NEPAD. The NEPAD e-Schools Initiative is one of six priority African ICT projects that the NEPAD Heads of State and...
  • CAADP focuses on improving food security, nutrition, and increasing incomes in Africa's largely farming based economies. It aims to do this by raising agricultural productivity by at least 6% per year and increasing public investment in agriculture to 10% of national budgets per year. CAADP is about bringing together diverse key players - at the continental, regional and national levels - to improve co-ordination, to share knowledge, successes and failures, to encourage one another, and to promote joint and separate efforts to achieve the CAADP goals.
  • In the late 1990s the Government of Lao PDR (GoL) was considering a sustainable financing mechanism for road maintenance. In February 1999, a delegation of key GoL officials visited Ghana and Zambia to learn first-hand from their successes in financing road maintenance. Through the study tour to Africa, the GoL understood that road users were willing to pay for better road services, and that users should be represented in the Road Fund Board. This exchange helped lay the foundation for the GoL decision to create a Road Maintenance Fund, which today covers the maintenance of Lao PDR's...
  • Environmental resilience and improved quality of life are development issues that require regional cooperation. The entry point is Social forestry or forestry for the people, as a participatory concept and tool which not only integrate biological and socio-economic diversity prevailing in the area, but is also responsive to subsistence and development needs of rural and non-rural communities. It recognizes capacity building as key for growth among African countries to enhance awareness, understanding and actions.
  • Kenya & Japan, jointly implemented Strengthening of Mathematics and Science in Secondary Education (SMASSE) through INSET (1998 – 2003 pilot; 2003 – 2008 national programme) for teachers and education managers. SMASE-WECSA was formed for collaboration in addressing common challenges in member countries. Kenya is a beneficiary of the Philippines and Malaysia and a pivotal country in implementing Teacher Training Programmes, workshops and dispatch of experts for over 30 beneficiary African countries under JICA’s SSC through at CEMASTEA.
  • A South-South Network to improve policies and practices related to paddy (rice) agricultural systems in Monsoon Asia. INWEPF holds annual general meetings and more frequent meetings of the three working groups focusing on (1) technical issues, (2) policy and awareness, and (3) development cooperation, plus a regular e-newsletter...