Imagine if you could bring private sector resources and skills to social projects. Impact Bonds (IBs) are an innovative Results-Based Financing (RBF) mechanism that tie financial returns and payments to specific results incentivizing investors and service providers.
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.
This World Bank-supported and multilateral donor funded unit is now the Global Partnership for Results-based Approaches. After 15 years of development experience using results-based financing, this name change reflects a wider emphasis beyond the original focus on output-based aid.
This document provides guidelines on how to use the GPRBA logo, brand and visual identity which are valuable corporate assets that must be used consistently in the proper forms. We created this guide to make it easy for our partners and key stakeholders to apply our new look. We appreciate your participation in contributing to our standardized visual expression.
The use of results-based financing (RBF) approaches has been growing among the development community. The Global Partnership on Results-based Approaches (GPRBA) has been at the forefront of supporting and using RBF mechanisms since 2003, when the program started promoting output-based aid (OBA) through the Global Partnership on Out-Based Aid (GPOBA).
GPOBA is now GPRBA!
Worldwide, millions of people live without basic services, including reliable electricity, functioning toilets and regular waste removal services. As a result, income inequality persists and progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) stalls.
Given the significant financing gap to meet the needs of developing countries and achieve the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, governments, multilaterals and other development partners are increasingly looking to the private sector to help fill this gap.
The map below demonstrates the climate-smart energy pilots supported by GPRBA, along with the estimated number of beneficiaries.
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