Bilateral Assistance Agencies and their Programmes

Name Language Programme Case Studies Programme Evaluation / Indicators Description
Agence francaise de development English / French Available Not Available Information on French ODA projects including human settlements, energy generation, etc., is available. Mostly, assistance is provided to francophone states or former French colonies, and detailed information is mainly provided in French.
Asia-Urbs Programme English Available Not Available Funded by the European Commission, Asia-Urbs Programme promotes intercity cooperation between European and Asian cities to improve urbanization issues in Asian cities. Mostly a group of cities consists of 2 European and 1 Asian city (project site)
Australian Government's Overseas Aid Programme (AUSAID) English Available Available Selected project information including environment-related. Reports including indicators or impacts are available.
Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) English / French Available Not Available Information on selected projects is available. Detailed project analysis and impact evaluations can be referred to there.
Europe Aid Cooperation Office English / French / German / Official EU languages -- -- --
German Technical Cooperation Agency (GZT) English / German -- -- --
International Development Research Centre (IDRC) English / French Available Available The International Development Research Centre is a public corporation created by the Canadian Government to help communities in the developing world find solutions to social, economic, and environmental problems through research.
Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) English / Japanese Available Available JBIC has environment sectoral funds including 35 projects (in 2000), which includes the "Japan-CHina Environmental Model Cities" project for Dalian, Guiyan and Chongqing. Project information in detail and post evaluation is available.
Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) English / Japanese Some Available Available (mostly in Japanese) Information on Japanese ODA in Project Type Cooperation, including those in the field of the environment are available.
State Environment Initiative (SEI) English Available Not Available SEI is an evnrionmental cooperation programme between U.S. states and Asian countries under USAID-led US-AEP. The website contains more than 30 cases on environmental related projects.
Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) English / French / Portuguese / Swedish / Spanish Some Available Some Available Swedish International Development Agency has strong expertise and experience in water-related project assistance. Case studies, including evaluation with indicators are available.
US-AID English Available for selected projects Not Available This website provides general information on US development assistance policies, including environmental issues.

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