How to Close Gender Gaps with Results-Based Financing in Urban Projects

This report serves as a tool to project teams working on Results-Based Financing (RBF) projects in the urban sector. It provides sector-specific entry points, key questions to consider, and sample objectives and indicators that can be used to consider how RBF can be used to close the gender gap…

Date: 2020

Type: Other Publications

Tags: Urban, Gender

How to Close Gender Gaps with Results-Based Financing in Water Projects

This report serves as a tool to project teams working on Results-Based Financing (RBF) projects in the water sector. It provides sector-specific entry points, key questions to consider, and sample objectives and indicators that can be used to consider how RBF can be used to close the gender gap…

Date: 2020

Type: Other Publications

Tags: Water and Sanitation, Gender

Securing Land and Property Rights: Exploring the Scope for Results-Based Financing Approaches

 

 

While results-based approaches have been designed and successfully applied to several infrastructure and social sectors, there is almost no record of its being used regarding projects in the land sector. This report looks into the question of how RBF can be a useful tool in…

Date: 2020

Type: Other Publications

Tags: Other, Fragile Situations, Gender

How to Close Gender Gaps with Results-Based Financing in Education Projects

This report serves as a tool to project teams working on Results-Based Financing (RBF) projects in the education sector. It provides sector-specific entry points, key questions to consider, and sample objectives and indicators that can be used to consider how RBF can be used to close the gender…

Date: 2020

Type: Other Publications

Tags: Education, Gender

How to Close Gender Gaps with Results-Based Financing in Energy Projects

This report serves as a tool to project teams working on Results-Based Financing (RBF) projects in the energy sector. It provides sector-specific entry points, key questions to consider, and sample objectives and indicators that can be used to consider how RBF can be used to close the gender gap…

Date: 2020

Type: Other Publications

Tags: Energy, Gender

City-level Assessment and Draft Service Improvement Plan for Solid Waste Management For Itahari Sub-Metropolitan City

By 2050, it is estimated that nearly half the world’s population will reside in cities. Bulging population in cities coupled with their rising income levels has led to an increase in the amount of waste generated by these urban centers. Cities and towns across the globe today face acute…

Date: 2020

Type: Other Publications

Results-Based Financing Through Social Enterprises: A White Paper for the Global Partnership for Results-Based Approaches, in Response to the Covid-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered a global humanitarian crisis, putting both lives and livelihoods at risk. In the initial stages of the pandemic – especially in contexts where the state machinery was caught unawares or lacked capacity, or both, social enterprises (SEs) or socially-driven…

Date: 2020

Type: Other Publications

Tags: Energy, Education, Health, Water and Sanitation, Urban

Lighting the Way for Growth in Rural Myanmar

This publication by the Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP), GPRBA's partner in the Myanmar Solar Power project, describes its role in the World Bank-funded National Electrification project to provide universal access to the country's rural populations by 2030. 

Since the…

Date: 2020

Type: Other Publications

Tags: Energy, Climate Change

Global Partnership for Results-Based Approaches Brand Guidelines

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…

Date: 2019

Type: Other Publications

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. By contrast, effective…

Date: 2019

Type: Other Publications

Impact Bonds: Considerations for Investment Returns and Pricing of Outcomes

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…

Date: 2019

Type: Other Publications

Impact Bonds and Maximizing Finance for Development

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. This agenda calls for multilateral development…

Date: 2019

Type: Other Publications

Tags: Public-Private Partnerships

Bangladesh: Sanitation Microfinance for Rural Households

The World Bank Group—along with international and local nongovernmental organizations (NGOs)—is a longtime partner of the Bangladesh government in improving access to sanitation. Strong progress has been achieved, and the Bank Group continues to support the government’s initiatives, particularly…

Date: 2018

Type: Other Publications

A Guide for Effective Results-Based Financing Strategies

GPOBA was initially founded to implement output-based aid, targeting low-income households and communities. While OBA has proven to be a successful type of development financing over its 15 years of operation, GPOBA  has discovered that more complex and changing environments require more…

Date: 2018

Type: Other Publications

GPOBA-supported Climate-Friendly Projects and Beneficiaries

The map below demonstrates the climate-smart energy pilots supported by GPRBA, along with the estimated number of beneficiaries.

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Date: 2018

Type: Other Publications

Tags: Climate Change

An Example of a Development Impact Bond (DIB): Educate Girls, India, 2015

Despite substantial commitments to education, India still has the largest illiterate population in the world. Nationally, an estimated 3.7 million girls are out of school and in Rajasthan, 40 percent of girls drop out before reaching fifth grade. For those who remain, learning quality…

Date: 2018

Type: Other Publications

Tags: Education

Results-Based Climate Finance in Practice : Delivering Climate Finance for Low-Carbon Development

Results-based financing is a well-established financing modality in the health and education sectors but it is still in an early stage of deployment in the area of climate change. This report reviews 74 results-based climate financing (RBCF) programs implemented in developing countries with an…

Date: 2017

Type: Other Publications

Tags: Climate Change

Providing Safe Delivery Services With Vouchers: The Reproductive Healthcare Voucher Project in Western and Southern Uganda 

GPOBA presented key lessons learned in the Reproductive Healthcare Voucher Project (RHVP) in Uganda through the International Finance Corporation (IFC) SmartLessons, a World Bank Group awards program which enables development practitioners to share lessons in development operations. The paper …

Date: 2012

Type: Other Publications

Tags: Health, Gender

GPRBA Brochure

The Global Partnership for 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…

Type: Other Publications