Lessons from West Bank Solid Waste Management

In the West Bank and Gaza, decades of conflict had led to underinvestment in solid-waste management. Hebron and Bethlehem, the poorest governorates in the West Bank and home to nearly one million people, generated 20 percent of the area’s total solid waste. In 2009, 500 tons of waste produced…

Date: 2019

Type: Lessons Learned

Tags: Solid Waste Management, Public-Private Partnerships , Fragile Situations

Output-Based Aid for Municipal Solid Waste Management in Nepal

The project was implemented in five municipalities -- Dhankuta, Ghorahi, Lalitpur, Pokhara, and Tansen -- which met certain operating and maintenance requirements. The project aimed to build upon the municipalities’ existing systems and make them more sustainable, rather than developing new…

Date: 2018

Type: Lessons Learned

Tags: Solid Waste Management, Fragile Situations

OBApproaches for Solid Waste Management: Nepal and the West Bank

With rapid urbanization, population growth, and new economic activity, municipal solid waste is increasing at alarming rates, and is expected to almost triple in low and lower middle income countries by 2025. At the same time, solid waste management (SWM) systems in most developing countries are…

Date: 2015

Type: OBApproaches

Tags: Solid Waste Management, Public-Private Partnerships , Fragile Situations

Results-based financing for municipal solid waste

Municipal solid waste management (MSW) is a crucial service provided by cities around the world, but is often inefficient and underperforming in developing countries.   Low-income countries face the most acute challenges with solid waste management, with cities collecting less than half the…

Date: 2014

Type: Publications

Tags: Solid Waste Management

Public-Private Partnership Stories: "West Bank & Gaza -- Solid Waste Management"

This two-paged fact sheet from the IFC's Private Advisory Services includes information on the project's background, the World Bank's role (including that of GPOBA), the PPP structure and bidding, and the post-tender results. The West Bank Solid Waste Management project, signed in September 2013…

Date: 2013

Type: Publications

Tags: Solid Waste Management, Public-Private Partnerships