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Tokyo Development Learning Center : Annual Report Fiscal Year 2021 (English)

Founded in 2004, the Tokyo Development Learning Center (TDLC) is a pivotal program within the World Bank Group. Born out of the strong partnership between Japan and the World Bank, TDLC serves as a leading knowledge hub that offers urban development solutions and shares global best practices to maximize their development impact. Development impact of TDLC is accelerated through four core activities that comprise TDLC’s program: (1) Technical Deep Dives (TDDs) and events; (2) operational support; (3) research and publications; and (4) the City Partnership Program (CPP) and Community of Experts (CoE). These activities are synergized with innovations, technology, and demand-driven development solutions from Japan, and respond to emerging countries’ urban development needs in an efficient and timely manner. In FY21, TDLC adapted to Coronavirus (COVID-19) and delivered its main programs despite the impediments to operations posed by Coronavirus (COVID‑19). This annual report provides a review of TDLC’s work program over the past fiscal year (FY21) and summarizes both ongoing and new initiatives undertaken by TDLC as part of its effort to fulfill the mission of the Japan-World Bank partnership. The report also highlights all the partnerships, support systems, administrative and conference management activities, and media coverage that bolstered TDLC’s program in FY21.


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Tokyo Development Learning Center : Annual Report Fiscal Year 2021 (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.