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World Bank

The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. We are not a bank in the ordinary sense but a unique partnership to reduce poverty and support development. The World Bank Group comprises five institutions managed by their member countries. We offer a growing range of free, easy-to-access tools, research and knowledge to help people address the world's development challenges. The Open Data website offers free access to comprehensive, downloadable indicators about development in countries around the globe.

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  • Adaptation Fund: Increasing Climate Resilience & Enhancing Sustainable Land Management in the Southwest of the Buenos Aires Province

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    The development objective of the Increasing Climate Resilience and Enhancing Sustainable Land Management in the Southwest of the Buenos Aires Province Project for Argentina is to contribute to reducing climate and man-made vulnerability of the agroecosystems in the Southwest of the Buenos Aires Province by increasing adaptive capacity of key local institutions and actors and piloting and disseminating climate resilient and sustainable land management practices.

  • Building Resilience through Innovation, Communication & Knowledge Svcs

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    The objective of the Building Resilience through Innovation, Communication and Knowledge Services (BRICKS) Project for Africa is to improve accessibility of best practices and monitoring information within the Sahel and West Africa program portfolio on sustainable land use and management. There are three components to the project, the first component being knowledge management.

  • Quito Metro Line One

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    The objective of the Quito Metro Line One Project for Ecuador is to improve urban mobility in the city of Quito serving the growing demand for public transport. The Project will reduce travel time, decrease operational costs of the transport service, improve connectivity, security and comfort of the current system and reduce emissions of pollutants and greenhouse gases.

  • HN RURAL INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECT (AF)

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    The objectives of the Rural Infrastructure Project for Honduras are: (a) to improve the access, quality and sustainability of infrastructure services (roads, water, sanitation and electricity) for the rural poor in the recipient’s territory; (b) to develop capacities and an enabling environment within the recipient for locally-driven infrastructure service provision and planning; (c) to improve the recipient’s capacity to respond promptly and effectively to an eligible emergency. The project has 6 components. (1) Participatory local planning for integrated infrastructure service delivery.

  • Natural Resources and Environmental Governance Technical Assistance

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    The development objective of the Natural Resources and Environmental Governance Technical Assistance Project for Ghana is to improve institutional capacity of key ministries, departments and agencies in natural resource and environmental management. The project has three components. The first component is supporting policy-making and knowledge management.

  • LA-Scaling-Up Participatory Sustainable Forest Management

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    The development objective of the Scaling-up Participatory Sustainable Forest Management Project for Lao People's Democratic Republic is to execute Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) activities through participatory sustainable forest management in priority areas and to pilot forest landscape management in four provinces. The project has four components. The first component is strengthening and expanding Participatory Sustainable Forest Management (PSFM) in production forest areas.

  • NIGER COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAM PHASE 3

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    The objectives of the Third Community Action Program (CAP3) Support Project for Niger are: (i) to strengthen the recipient's local development planning and implementation capacities, and (ii) to improve the access of the targeted population to socioeconomic services. The project has 4 components. (1) Capacity building component will ensure capacity building for communes and communities; improving local governance and regional governments; and promoting inter-communal collaboration.

  • GZ-Second Municipal Development Project

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    The objective of the Second Municipal Development Project for West Bank and Gaza is to improve the Recipient's municipal management practices for better municipal transparency and service delivery. There are four components to the project, the first component being municipal grants for capital investment. This component will allocate performance-based grants for capital investment service provision, per mandate of municipalities defined in the local council's law no.

  • MENA- Desert Ecosystems and Livelihoods Knowledge Sharing and Coordination Project

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    The objective of the Desert Ecosystems and Livelihoods Knowledge Sharing and Coordination Project for Middle East and North Africa is to strengthen cooperation among selected organizations of beneficiary countries in areas of sustainable management of desert ecosystems. The project has three components. (1) Knowledge management and sharing component will aim to establish and strengthen existing networks between national institutions to encourage management and sharing of knowledge on key issues related to sustainable desert ecosystem management and their associated livelihoods.

  • Zambia Strengthening Climate Resilience (PPCR Phase II)

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    The development objective of the Second Phase of Strengthening Climate Resilience Project for Zambia is to strengthen Zambia’s institutional framework for climate resilience and improve the adaptive capacity of vulnerable communities in the Barotse sub-basin. The project has three components. The first component is strategic national program support.