World Bank Australia Safeguard Partnership Program (WBASP)
The World Bank
The World Bank Australia Safeguards Partnership (WBASP) is a multi-year partnership program between the World Bank and the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). The partnership was established to help countries in the East Asia Pacific (EAP) region meet their growing infrastructure needs in a way that is environmentally and socially sustainable.
WBASP provides capacity building support to different types of stakeholders, such as government officials, academics, private sector, etc. It focuses on issues related to environmental and social assessment and management, which is a tool used in infrastructure projects. Projects can be located in rural and urban areas.