With GPOBA’s $5.85 million grant agreement signed on February 21, 2018, small-scale cotton farmers in western Burkina Faso’s semi-arid region will receive support for better land management and irrigation practices, procurement and installation of irrigation equipment, and credit financing to stem the effects of climate change and stabilize production.
Incentives for Cleaner Cities in Nepal
Cities across Nepal— and in the developing world— produce more waste than ever before, due to a spike in population and a surge in new economic activity and urbanization. Properly disposing and managing solid waste has thus become urgent for city municipalities.
Results-based financing includes a range of financing mechanisms where financing is linked and provided after the delivery of pre-agreed and verified results. RBF approaches can play a big role in the delivery of infrastructure and services.
In Nairobi, Kenya, roughly 2 million people live in informal settlements, many below the poverty line. A key factor that has kept this population in poverty is a lack of electricity.
Webinar organized by the World Bank's Global Partnership on Output-Based Aid (GPOBA) on the use of social impact bonds as a type of results-based financing for social issues 2016 04 27
In this webinar, World Bank Lead Irrigation Specialist Jake Burke will discuss results-based financing strategies for small-holder irrigation, and in particular, the role of output-based aid (OBA) subsidies in supporting investments by poor farmers in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa.