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.
LUSAKA, June 11, 2019. The World Bank, acting as administrator for the Global Partnership for Results-Based Approaches (GPRBA), signed a Grant Agreement on May 1, 2019 for US$3 million with Zambia’s Ministry of Finance to extend electricity to rural areas.
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.
GPRBA is supporting its first irrigation project, designed to help small-scale farmers stabilize production and to stave off the challenges of drought and excessive rainfall due to climate change.
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.
Future growth and climate-resilient development requires action at the city level. It also requires new ways for financing infrastructure in less-developed urban communities.
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.