Technical Cooperation: Case stories

  • Although a number of tools have been developed to assess the conditions for sub-national governance in the region, most of them have been focused mainly on specific aspects and have paid little attention to political and management capacity dimensions, which are equally essential to improve human...
  • The domestic energy sector in Cambodia represents about 80% of total energy demand. Most households still rely on fuel wood and other biomass for cooking (85%), and half of rural households use lead acid batteries for electricity. Grid electricity access is limited to Phnom Penh and some...
  • The project’s purpose was to build individual and institutional capacities to achieve better economical and social conditions to foster sustainable local development in Tartagal, Aguaray and General Mosconi, creating the environment needed to enable opportunities for micro-entrepreneurs and...
  • Supported by the European Union the African Union Commission (AUC) launched in 2007 a fully-fledged Capacity Building Program for Peace and Security in Africa in close cooperation with 8 Regional Economic Communities; the program established essential conflict prevention capacities within the...
  • The Scientific and Technical Exchange Programme (STEP) seeks to reverse brain drain trend by offering attractive research facilities in African countries like South Africa to Nigerian. STEP has created opportunities; engage the services of highly trained Nigerian/African researchers who are willing...
  • The Southern African Water Cooperation Project was established in 2004 aiming to strengthen competence of water management of the participating organizations (referred to as partners), with particular emphasis on technical competence, service delivery and administration. The project focuses in...
  • The technical cooperation between Egypt’s national vaccine producing institution; Vacsera, and Cuba’s specialised vaccine producers, Finlay and Heber Biotec, aims at the transfer of Cuban technology and know-how to Egyptian technicians in the field of selected vaccine manufacturing....
  • The TAC programme is a technical cooperation between Nigeria and African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) nations. It is an alternative to direct financial aid designed for sharing Nigeria’s know-how and expertise with other ACP countries. Nigeria uses professionals from various sectors such as...
  • 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...
  • 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...