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 helping secure tenure…

Date: 2020

Type: GPRBA Guidebook

Tags: Other, Fragile Situations, Urban, Gender

Solomon Islands Energy Access Program

This case study is part of a series prepared by the World Bank’s Global Partnership for Results-Based Approaches (GPRBA). The objective is to highlight project components that have enabled GPRBA to successfully deploy Results-Based Finance (RBF) approaches for the provision of basic services to…

Date: 2020

Type: GPRBA Case Study

Tags: Energy, Climate Change, Fragile Situations

RBF Through Social Enterprises: A White Paper 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: GPRBA Publication

Tags: Energy, Education, Health, Solid Waste Management, Water and Sanitation, Fragile Situations, Urban

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

Output-Based Aid in Fragile and Conflict Situations

Throughout the world, poverty is increasingly concentrated in countries and regions affected by fragility and conflict, which intensify already acute challenges to development. Fragility and conflict can range from persistent domestic or cross-border violence to vulnerability in the face of…

Date: 2015

Type: OBApproaches

Tags: 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

Biogas Support Program in Nepal

In 2006, the government of Nepal requested support from the World Bank and GPOBA to promote biogas plants in rural areas and enhance the sustainability of the energy sector. A GPOBA grant was approved with the objective of increasing the number of households sustainably using biogas plants under…

Date: 2015

Type: Lessons Learned

Tags: Energy, Fragile Situations

GPOBA Annual Report 2014

This has been a year of significant growth for the Global Partnership on Output-Based Aid (GPOBA), exploring new horizons in output-based aid (OBA), celebrating important milestones, and building on experience. Most importantly, GPOBA continued to improve access to basic services for an…

Date: 2014

Type: Annual Reports

Tags: Energy, Climate Change, Education, Health, Other, Solid Waste Management, Water and Sanitation, Independent Verification , Fragile Situations

Subsidizing Water Connections in Cameroon: How to Apply Output-Based Aid to an Affermage

The Cameroon water connection scheme that started in 2008 is the first GPOBA project to be implemented under an affermage contract. It is also the first subsidized water connection program in West Africa to be implemented through an output-based aid (OBA) mechanism.

This note highlights…

Date: 2010

Type: OBApproaches

Tags: Water and Sanitation, Fragile Situations

Output-Based Aid in the Philippines: Improving Electricity Supply on Remote Islands

The Philippines has introduced an output-based aid (OBA) subsidy scheme to improve electricity supply on remote islands as a way to enhance living standards in the poor communities there. The subsidy, to come from a national fund financed by a surcharge on all electricity users, will be paid to…

Date: 2006

Type: OBApproaches

Tags: Energy, Fragile Situations

Output-Based Aid in Nepal: Expanding Telecommunications Service to Rural Areas

A landlocked country which is covered largely by hills and mountains, Nepal is one of the poorest countries in the world, where many people are isolated and without formal means of communication. Despite recent telecommunication sector reforms, rural areas have not been served. Recognizing this…

Date: 2004

Type: OBApproaches

Tags: Telecommunications, Fragile Situations