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

Maximizing Finance for Development for the Poor

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. This means applying…

Date: 2018

Type: Publications

Tags: Other, Public-Private Partnerships

The Use of Output-Based Aid in Small Scale Irrigation Schemes in Developing Countries

This report has been completed to explore the use of output-based aid (OBA) as a financing mechanism to support the development and operation of small-scale irrigation schemes in developing countries. The specific objectives of the report were to:
 

1. Evaluate the scope for OBA in…

Date: 2014

Type: Publications

Tags: Climate Change, Other

Cities Alliance, GPOBA and PPIAF Support to Developing Countries

Cities Alliance, the Public-Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility (PPIAF), and the Global Partnership on Output-Based Aid (GPOBA) are multi-donor trust funds housed at the World Bank. All…

Date: 2011

Type: Publications

Tags: Other

GPOBA Annual Report 2011

The Global Partnership on Output-Based Aid (GPOBA) portfolio of 30 projects delivered impressive results and reached a record number of beneficiaries.  The amount disbursed in fiscal year 2011 (July 1, 2010 to June 30, 2011)--US$24.2 million--equaled total disbursements for the previous four…

Date: 2011

Type: Annual Reports

Tags: Other

La ayuda en función de los resultados en el sector del agua y saneamiento: La experiencia hasta ahora

La ayuda en función de los resultados (OBA, por su sigla en inglés) se viene empleando desde comienzos de la década de 2000 para prestar servicios sociales y de infraestructura básicos a los pobres, a menudo a través de alianzas público-privadas.

Dada la limitada experiencia en OBA en el…

Date: 2010

Type: OBApproaches

Tags: Other

A Snapshot of the OBA Universe

Development practitioners are acutely aware of the need to find more effective ways to improve basic living conditions for the poor, as traditional approaches of delivering public support have not always led to the results intended.

Output-Based Aid (OBA) is a resultsbased instrument…

Date: 2010

Type: OBApproaches

Tags: Other

Pleins feux sur l'aide basée sur les résultats (OBA)

Les spécialistes du développement sont très conscients de la nécessité de trouver des moyens plus efficaces d’améliorer les conditions de vie de base des pauvres, les approches habituellement suivies pour apporter une aide publique n’ayant pas toujours donné les résultats escomptés.

L’…

Date: 2010

Type: OBApproaches

Tags: Other

لمحة سريعة عن نهج المعونات المرتبطة بالنواتج (OBA)

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يعي العاملون في مجال التنمية تماماً ضرورة إيجاد سبل أكثر فعالية لتحسين الظروف المعيشية وإتاحة الخدمات الأساسية للفقراء، إذ لا تؤدي النُهُج التقليدية لتقديم الدعم لكافة المواطنين دائماً إلى تحقيق النتائج المرجوة منها. ونهج المعونات المرتبطة بالنواتج (نهج المعونات) هو أداة تركز…

Date: 2010

Type: OBApproaches

Tags: Other

Una mirada al universo de la ayuda en función de los resultados (OBA)

En vista de que los mecanismos tradicionales de subsidio público no siempre han tenido los resultados previstos, los expertos en desarrollo están muy conscientes de la necesidad de encontrar formas más eficaces de mejorar las condiciones de vida de los pobres.

La ayuda en función de los…

Date: 2010

Type: OBApproaches

Tags: Other

Access to Finance in Output-Based Aid

The purpose of this working paper is to outline some of the key issues related to Access to Finance (A2F) in Output-Based Aid (OBA). OBA is a results-based financing approach which aims to improve delivery of basic infrastructure and social services to the poor through targeted public funding…

Date: 2010

Type: OBA Working Papers

Tags: Other

OBA Diagnostic Tool: Initial Assessment

The OBA Diagnostic Tool (the Tool) assesses the suitability and feasibility of a proposed Output-Based Aid (OBA) scheme. It is designed to provide high-level guidance to policymakers and practitioners when considering the suitability of OBA schemes in a given sector and/or country. It can also…

Date: 2010

Type: Publications

Tags: Other

GPOBA Annual Report 2010

GPOBA’s Annual Report 2010 reports that wider adoption of results-based financing instruments, such as output-based aid (OBA), is now in sight, thanks to a number of positive developments: 

The World Bank is developing a new instrument designed to support government programs and more…

Date: 2010

Type: Annual Reports

Tags: Other

Targeting Subsidies Through Output-Based Aid

Output-based aid (OBA), or performance-based grants, can be used to help target services to the poor. Under OBA schemes, service providers are compensated only after delivery of a specified output, such as water connections, to a targeted beneficiary. In most cases that targeted beneficiary…

Date: 2008

Type: OBApproaches

Tags: Other

Estimating the Fiscal Risks and Costs of Output-Based Payments

Output-based payments are an important tool of government policy. Sometimes governments offer “output-based aid” to subsidize services sold to households. Guatemala and Mozambique, for example, subsidize new electricity connections, while Paraguay is piloting a program to subsidize new water…

Date: 2005

Type: OBApproaches

Tags: Other

Output-based Aid in the Chad: Using Performance-Based Contracts to Improve Roads

Despite Chad's recent debut as an oil exporter, its people rank among the world's poorest. Large parts of the country are left in extreme isolation by the lack of a backbone road network that is passable year-round. To tackle the poor internal integration, the government formulated the National…

Date: 2005

Type: OBApproaches

Tags: Other, Urban Transport

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Techniques for Estimating the Fiscal Costs and Risks of Long-Term Output-Based Payments

Long-term commitments to make output-based payments for infrastructure can encourage private investors to provide socially valuable services. Making good decisions about such commitments is difficult, however, unless the government understands the fiscal costs and risks of possible commitments.…

Date: 2005

Type: OBA Working Papers

Tags: Other

Output-based Aid: Supporting Infrastructure Delivery Through Explicit and Performance-based Subsidies

Increasing access to basic infrastructure and social services is critical to reducing poverty and achieving the Millennium Development Goals. However, this is a challenge because of the gap between what it costs to deliver a desired level of service and what can be funded through user charges.…

Date: 2005

Type: OBA Working Papers

Tags: Other

Credit Enhancing Output-based Aid

This working paper presents options for using World Bank guarantee instruments to enhance the creditworthiness of government output-based aid (OBA) OBA payments to an infrastructure service provider. OBA payments are targeted, performance-based subsidies provided when full cost recovery through…

Date: 2005

Type: OBA Working Papers

Tags: Other

OBA Payment Mechanisms and Risk Mitigation

The paper attempts to put the observations made within Mozambique into a broader context, reflecting a wider range of payment mechanisms that have either been employed, or else could be considered, to transfer output-based aid (OBA) subsidies. It hopes to advance the understanding of the…

Date: 2004

Type: OBA Working Papers

Tags: Other