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  • 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...  
  • NAM CSSTC--in cooperation with the GoI, and JICA/GoJ—has implemented a training programme on microfinance for African region since 2004.The Batch I (2004-2006) focused on the operational aspects of microfinance, whilst the Batch II (2007-2011) emphasized the establishment and management of microfinance institution (MFI). The idea is also based on positive feedbacks expressed by the alumni of the past TCTPs.
  • 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 are intended to improve food security, nutrition, and incomes in the poorest communities in these...
  • The purpose of the project is to develop a Caribbean Regional Non-Communicable Disease (NCDs) Surveillance System which will contribute to better plan, deliver and monitor comprehensive and integrated responses to NCDs. The system aims to improve the collection, systematization and analysis of data associated with NCDs in the countries of the Caribbean. It will help define programs and health protocols targeting services for health promotion in the context of NCDs, their prevention and treatment. Ultimately, the project aims to achieve improvements in the capacity of countries to deliver cost...
  • This initiative aims to contribute to protecting the social security rights of migrant workers of the MERCOSUR countries, through the creation of a Single Data Base for Social Security Institutions (SDSI) in the MERCOSUR region. The purpose is to integrate the social security systems of the MERCOSUR countries by through developing and implementing a Data Transfer and Validation System (DTVS) to process retiree benefits under MERCOSUR’s Multilateral Social Security Agreement. The initiative focuses its resources on promoting a horizontal partnership and capacity development, carrying out...
  • This initiative focuses on creating and using knowledge transfer mechanisms and share debt management models and protocols by continuously exchanging experiences across countries in order to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the National Debt Management Offices in Latin America and the Caribbean. It provides the necessary resources for: i) facilitating shared research in the subject area and knowledge transfer activities among participating countries, including south-south cooperation ii) designing a regional information system; and iii) developing environments for transfer of...
  • Before the inception of this South-South cooperation project, the countries in the Latin American region were searching for a collaborative mechanism that would allow them to deal with high levels of crime and violence through the implementation of preventive and control public policies. Therefore, the South-South cooperation project consisted in the design and implementation of a regional system of 19 standardized indicators to measure levels of criminality and violence affecting the citizens of the participating countries. The regional system of indicators made possible the identification,...
  • 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 management.