New Publication: Outcome-Based Financing for Service Delivery; With Key Considerations for the Recovery From COVID-19

To improve their effectiveness in fighting poverty, development practitioners have increasingly adopted outcome-based financing (OBF) approaches. This paper explores whether and how OBF can contribute to overcoming the enduring service financing and delivery challenges, while also supporting…

Date: 2021

Type: GPRBA Working Paper

Tags: Health, Other, Urban

GPRBA Annual Report 2021

The Partnership broadened its mandate in 2019 to incorporate more flexible financing solutions beyond OBA, to keep up with the changing needs of our clients and to achieve greater impact. The name change to GPRBA marked this expansion. It made more RBF instruments available, and leveraged the…

Date: 2021

Type: Annual Reports

Tags: Energy, Climate Change, Education, Health, Other, Solid Waste Management, Telecommunications, Water and Sanitation, Urban Transport, Public-Private Partnerships , Independent Verification , Fragile Situations, Urban, Gender

GPRBA Annual Report 2020

In addition to showcasing the wide range of activities achieved during fiscal year 2020, this Annual Report sheds light on some of the many ways GPRBA continues to employ innovative results-based financing instruments to strengthen service delivery, incentivize long-term and sustainable change,…

Date: 2020

Type: Annual Reports

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

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: GPRBA Guidebook

Tags: Urban, 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 helping secure tenure…

Date: 2020

Type: GPRBA Guidebook

Tags: Other, Fragile Situations, Urban, Gender

Public-Private Partnerships in Land Administration: Analytical and Operational Frameworks

This report "Public-Private Partnerships in Land Administration: Analytical and Operational Frameworks" comes one year after GPRBA's signing of the West Bank and Gaza Real Estate Registration program, its first project in land administration.  

GPRBA co-authored and co-sponsored this…

Date: 2020

Type: GPRBA Publication

Tags: Other, Urban

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

Using Output Based Aid in Urban Projects

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Against the backdrop of rapidly rising urbanization in the developing world and the growing demand for basic services such as water and power, there is an increasing need to improve service delivery, particularly in low-income urban settlements. Output-based aid (OBA) …

Date: 2012

Type: OBApproaches

Tags: Energy, Water and Sanitation, Urban

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: GPRBA Guidebook

Tags: Other, Urban

Financing Small Piped Water Systems in Rural and Peri-Urban Kenya

Community run small-scale water systems play a critical role in supplying consumers in the peri-urban and rural areas of Kenya. The importance of these providers has been recognized in recent reforms of the sector, which provide for a legal and regulatory framework for community-based…

Date: 2011

Type: GPRBA Publication

Tags: Water and Sanitation, Urban