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

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

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

Output-Based Aid at Work in Public-Private Partnerships

With development needs outstripping public sector capacity, private sector finance and expertise are becoming increasingly important. OBA and public-private partnerships (PPPs) are innovative mechanisms for leveraging private sector investment in development solutions. OBA can add value to a PPP…

Date: 2016

Type: OBApproaches

Tags: Public-Private Partnerships

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

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