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AsDB/AsDF: Asian Development Bank / Asian Development Fund – Core Contribution

01.01.2013 - 31.12.2021

The Asian Development Fund (AsDF) managed by the Asian Development Bank (AsDB) grants loans to its poorer member countries in the Asia-Pacific region to help them reduce poverty and improve people’s quality of life. This should be achieved through inclusive and environmentally sustainable growth and regional integration.

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Asia
Other
Sector not specified

01.01.2013 - 31.12.2021


CHF 48'000'000



Local Governance Initiative and Network Asia (LOGIN)

01.08.2019 - 31.07.2023

The Local Governance Initiative and Network (LOGIN) is a unique, member-driven south-south learning community and change coalition of local and national governments and enabling organizations. The network is committed to advance democracy, decentralization and local governance reform in Asia. Initially conceived as a SDC project, LOGIN functions as independent association starting from 2019. LOGIN ultimately promotes peace and stability in Asia, which are key interests of Switzerland in the region.


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Local Governance Initiative and Network Asia (LOGIN)

01.03.2019 - 30.06.2029

The Local Governance Initiative and Network (LOGIN) is a unique, member-driven south-south learning community and change coalition that is committed to advance democracy, decentralization and local governance reform in Asia. Initially conceived as a SDC project, LOGIN functions as independent association starting from 2019.


Water Efficiency in Rice and Cotton

01.11.2018 - 31.12.2021

The public-private-partnership project aims at enhancing smallholder farmers’ income and water productivity in cotton and rice production through improved technologies (PUSH), increased demand of sustainable products by the private sector (PULL) and water stewardship plans (POLICY).
SDC supports a consortium with 20 partners coordinated by HELVETAS in the implementation of the PUSH-PULL-POLICY approach in India, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar and Madagascar.


Remote sensing-based Information and Insurance for Crops in Emerging economies (RIICE) - Phase 3

01.08.2018 - 30.06.2021

Extreme weather events increasingly affect small-scale producers in Asia. Satellites and other information technologies present tremendous potential for improved country-wide monitoring of crop growth and insurance solutions for extreme weather events. With RIICE, SDC supports the integration of expertise from Swiss private actors and international public research centres toward modernizing public agricultural services and crop insurance programmes, offering performant solutions to Governments and producers to cope with production shortfalls.


Contribution to the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)

01.12.2017 - 31.12.2022

The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) is a regional intergovernmental learning and knowledge sharing centre serving its member countries of the Hindu Kush Himalayan Region. The SDC support will contribute to climate resilient and inclusive development of vulnerable mountain communities through strengthening ICIMOD’s regional role and capacity in climate science and relevance in regional policy dialogue.


AsDF: Replenishment of the Asian Development Fund (AsDF-12)

01.04.2017 - 31.12.2026

Switzerland will support with CHF 28 million the 11th replenishment of the Asian Development Fund (AsDF). The projects financed by the AsDF contribute to reducing poverty and improving living conditions of people in the poorest regions in Asia and countries most affected by natural disasters and conflict situations.  With this participation in the AsDF, Switzerland contributes to the achievement of the agenda 2030 for sustainable development and the implementation of the agenda from the climate change conference (COP21) in Paris.


CORIGAP: Closing rice yield gaps in Asia

01.12.2016 - 31.12.2020

SDC supports IRRI (international Rice Research Institute) and its national research and extension partners in six major rice granaries of Asia (China, Indonesia, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Vietnam) to develop science-based, quantitative tools and participatory methods to i) generate evidence, and ii) optimize ‘integrated sustainable irrigated rice production systems’ in order to increase rice yield and enhance regional and global food security while minimizing the environmental footprint of irrigated rice production.




Cities Development Initiative Asia CDIA Phase II

01.01.2019 - 31.12.2022

Sustainable investments in municipal infrastructure struggle to keep pace with the fast urbanization in Asia. One main reason is the lack of sound urban projects, attractive to financiers. Cities Development Initiative Asia therefore supports medium sized cities to prepare infrastructure projects and link them to finance.


Private Infrastructure Development Group, Phase VII

01.09.2017 - 31.12.2020

The Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) encourages and mobilises private sector investments to assist low income countries of sub-Saharan Africa as well as south and south-east Asia in providing infrastructure. PIDG is strategically steered by its member donor organisations.

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