Over 75 bilateral cooperation agencies, multilateral development institutions, and private foundations participated in third annual Impact Bonds Working Group (IBWG) held in Washington, DC at the World Bank (February 26-27) and co-organized by GPRBA.
This chart summarizes 10 of the common claims by impact bond proponents, as well as the evidence thus far.
A 2017 Brookings study reviewed each of these claims and found some of them more substantial while others had mixed results.
This video features the highlights of the South-South Knowledge Exchange (SSKE) co-sponsored by the Global Partnership on Output-Based Aid (GPOBA) -- and which hosted participants from the South Asia region (Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Nepal).
In 2010, the World Bank approved a US$220 million loan for a Local Government and Decentralization project in Indonesia. The project aims to improve the accountability and reporting of the central government’s Specific Purpose Grants (DAK).