"The Application of Results-Based Financing for Urban Transport” webinar focus on urban transport systems, which are crucial for connecting poor populations to jobs, education and health services. As the developing world rapidly urbanizes, there is an opportunity to build safer, cleaner and more inclusive transport systems.
Social Impact Bonds: Addressing Gaps to Solving Social Issues”, the first webinar in the series, will explore the financial instrument as a potential model that addresses weaknesses of traditional approaches in solving social issues, and some examples from implementation. As a RBF instrument, impact bonds tie financial returns and payments to social outcomes.
Achieving transformational change in climate change mitigation and adaptation requires a combination of enhanced international cooperation and trillions of “climate-smart” private investments, which in many cases will need to be channeled through blended public and multilateral financing schemes.
The webinar will discuss the project in detail, examining how OBA is being used to maximize finance for development to address sanitation challenges in Bangladesh.
Innovations in Development Finance Webinar: Pay for Success in Solid Waste Management Results-Based Financing
This webinar will explore GPOBA’s Nepal Solid Waste project. With rapid urbanization, population growth, and new economic activity, municipal solid waste is increasing at alarming rates, and is expected to almost triple in low and lower middle income countries by 2025.
This module, part of a Coursera course on "Planning & Design of Sanitation Systems and Technologies". Inga Afanasieva, Infrastructure Specialist, at the World Bank, introduces the role that results-based financing approaches can play in meeting growing infrastructure and service challenges in the provision of urban sanitation.
Using market finance to extend water supply services: lessons learned from peri-urban and rural Kenya
Launched to coincide with the World Bank's Water Week (April 4-8, 2015), "Using Market Finance to Extend Water Supply Services: Lessons Learned from Peri-urban and Rural Kenya" describes the GPOBA Community Microfinance Project in Kenya, explaining how leveraging donor funds can help meet the challenges of providing wa