In the West Bank and Gaza, decades of conflict had led to underinvestment in solid-waste management. Hebron and Bethlehem, the poorest governorates in the West Bank and home to nearly one million people, generate 20 percent of the area’s total solid waste. In 2009, 500 tons of waste produced daily were disposed of in unsanitary dumps, illegally abandoned, or burned.
The Global Partnership on Results-based approaches (GPRBA) promotes inclusive development through innovative financing solutions that link funding to actual results achieved. GPRBA is a partnership established to improve the delivery of basic services like water, sanitation, energy, health and education for low-income communities that might otherwise go unserved.
This paper offers an initial framing of the challenge to set the terms of investment and pricing,so that outcome payer organizations can begin to address questions regarding how to approach pricing outcomes in impact bonds. This paper is not intended as a step-by-step “how-to guide”. Each deal is unique and different.
This paper outlines the potential contributions of impact bonds to the World Bank Group’s Maximizing Finance for Development (MFD) approach. The MFD approach is in part a response by the World Bank Group to the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda.
In 2009, a pilot project was initiated with support from the World Bank's Water and Sanitation Program (WSP). This pilot aimed to leverage private sector resources and help poor households in rural areas access affordable, high-quality sanitation facilities from local businesses.
In partnership with the World Bank and IFC, The Global Partnership on Results-Based Approaches (GPRBA) provided a grant in the amount of $8.3 million, which incentivized local governments to improve both solid
waste services and revenue administration.
New Perspectives on Results-Based Blended Finance for Cities: Innovative Finance Solutions for Climate-Smart Infrastructure
This report offers innovative ideas for cities and development partners to use their limited public funds and direct policy decisions to leverage private sector investments.
Are They Really Being Served? Assessing Effective Infrastructure Access and Quality in 15 Kenyan Cities
"This paper proposes a framework that examines three levels of access to infrastructure -- nominal, effective, and quality-adjusted access. Most conventional indicators measure nominal access --whether a household has physical access to a service in or near the house.