Promoting Smart Systems in JJ竞技(拉萨)登录手游’s Future Cities Program
The technical assistance (TA) aimed to enhance operational knowledge of promoting pro-poor smart solutions with emphasis on poverty reduction and inclusiveness in five pilot cities: Bandung, Greater Suva Area, Mandalay, Tbilisi, and Ulaanbaatar. It endeavored to achieve this aim by developing knowledge and learning products; facilitating partnerships between cities; and conducting pre-feasibility studies on smart solutions to enhance and leverage city and business investments, and citizens’ potential.
Mongolia: Ulaanbaatar Air Quality Improvement Program and Ulaanbaatar Air Quality Improvement Program – Phase 2
The program consisted of two PBLs, $130 million in 2018 and $160 million in 2019. The first subprogram aimed to improve Ulaanbaatar’s air quality by implementing pollution reduction measures and improving urban infrastructure, and to provide budget support.
Pakistan: Revitalizing the Ecosystem of Ravi River Basin
The objective of the technical assistance (TA) was to revitalize and build resilience in the Ravi River Basin in Punjab province, Pakistan through improved environmental water management. The TA aimed to address the pollution crisis by improving monitoring and enforcement capacity, filling regulatory and institutional gaps, raising awareness on pollution risks and cost-efficient ways to reduce pollution, and increasing levels of investment and public policy priority toward this crisis. This report validates the completion report's assessment of the TA.
Armenia: Human Development Enhancement Program
The program identified education and health sector reforms for JJ竞技(拉萨)登录手游 support through a policy-based loan. The program addressed four broad areas. The first two were reducing poverty and addressing inequalities, as well as accelerating gender equality and women’s empowerment through better education and access to health services. The other two were making cities more livable by disallowing smoking in public places and supporting road safety through child-seat safety measures and strengthening governance and institutional capacity of the National Institute of Education.
India: Jammu and Kashmir Urban Sector Development Investment Program (Project 3 and Multitranche Financing Facility)
The MFF’s expected impact was sustainable economic growth through the provision of urban infrastructure services and the promotion of urban management improvement in the target towns, and other selected towns with tourism potential in the state. The two intended outcomes were improved living environment and employment opportunities for the 2.4 million people in the target towns and other participating towns with tourism potential, and improved capacity of participating institutions in managing sector reforms and service delivery. Project 3’s expected impact was aligned with the MFF’s first
India: Jammu and Kashmir Urban Sector Development Investment Program (Project 2)
The project sought to improve municipal infrastructure for water supply, drainage, and urban transport. It also included institutional reform components, which aimed to advance sector reform and mainstream capacity building. Its expected impact was improved living environment in the target towns. This report validates the completion report's assessment of the project. IED overall assessment: Less than successful.
India: Jammu and Kashmir Urban Sector Development Investment Program (Project 1)
The project focused on improving urban infrastructure for water supply, sewerage and solid waste management. It aimed to advance sector reform and mainstream capacity building as part of the state’s urban development budget. The expected impact of the project was sustainable economic growth through the provision of urban infrastructure and services and improved urban management in the state. This report validates the completion report's assessment of the project. IED overall assessment: Successful.
Pakistan: Update on Energy Sector Plan
The technical assistance (TA) aimed to provide the Government of Pakistan with options for the country’s future energy strategy by (i) assessing the progress made during 2010–2016 on the recommendations of the Integrated Energy Sector Recovery Report of the Friends of Democratic Pakistan (FODP), (ii) analyzing the lessons learned from the changing global realities, and (iii) proposing recommendations as inputs for the new medium-term energy policy (2018–2023). This report validates the completion report's assessment of the TA. IED overall assessment is successful.