Municipalities Learn from the Palestinian Experience in Waste Management

The ongoing refugee crisis in the Middle East is placing increased pressure on the region's environment and municipal services. capacity.

Mayors from Jordan and Turkey visited the Palestinian territories to learn how the Hebron and Bethlehem governorates have upgraded their solid waste management services, of which the Al-Minya landfill is a part.  This was the first GPRBA-supported project in this sector, in collaboration with the IFC and several other international organizations and the private sector. 

Infographic: West Bank and Gaza Real Estate Registration Project (Component "1")

This illustrates the key features of GPRBA's role in the West Bank & Gaza Real Estate Registration Project, the first test case in applying results-based financing in the land sector.

The project also marks the first time a GPRBA project explicitly includes a gender equality component to help ensure equal access for women to own land and property, as well as secure their inheritance rights; equal opportunity is also extended to low-income individuals. .

Solar Power Lights Up Rural Bolivia

GPOBA was instrumental in extending access to electricity to many remote communities, households and schools in Bolivia.

This video is one of several case studies in the State of Energy Access Report, supported by the World Bank’s Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP).

Solar panels are an economical option for more than 360,000 rural Bolivian households in remote areas that are not easily reached by power lines."