Output-Based Aid for Solid Waste Management in Nepal

This case study is part of a series to highlight project components that have enabled GPRBA to successfully deploy results-based finance (RBF) approaches for the provision of basic services to low-income communities, with efficiency, transparency and accountability. This analysis focuses on the…

Date: 2022

Type: GPRBA Case Study

Tags: Solid Waste Management, Fragile Situations, Urban

GPRBA Annual Report 2022

As of June 30, 2022, the GPRBA portfolio consisted of 58 subsidy projects in 7 sectors, spanning over 30 countries and 1 territory, for a total grant commitment of $304.7 million and cumulative disbursements of $224.8 million. The portfolio continued to maintain a strong focus on International…

Date: 2022

Type: Annual Reports

Output-Based Aid Sanitation Facility for Greater Accra in Ghana

This case study is part of a series to highlight project components that have enabled GPRBA to successfully deploy results-based finance (RBF) approaches for the provision of basic services to low-income communities,with efficiency, transparency and accountability. This analysis is focused on…

Date: 2021

Type: GPRBA Case Study

Tags: Water and Sanitation

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

Uganda Reproductive Health Voucher Project

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: 2021

Type: GPRBA Case Study

Tags: Health

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

Results-Based Financing for GBV and WE in Mozambique: Findings From a 3-Day Webinar and Roadmap for RBF Project Design and Implementation

This report presents key findings from a 3-day webinar on results-based financing (RBF) for the prevention of and response to gender-based violence (GBV) and women’s empowerment (WE), with the objective of guiding development partners in Mozambique on how to integrate results-based approaches in…

Date: 2021

Type: GPRBA Publication

Tags: 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

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

How to Close Gender Gaps with Results-Based Financing in Energy Projects

This report serves as a tool to project teams working on Results-Based Financing (RBF) projects in the energy 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: Energy, Gender

How to Close Gender Gaps with Results-Based Financing in Water Projects

This report serves as a tool to project teams working on Results-Based Financing (RBF) projects in the water 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: Water and Sanitation, Gender

How to Close Gender Gaps with Results-Based Financing in Education Projects

This report serves as a tool to project teams working on Results-Based Financing (RBF) projects in the education 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…

Date: 2020

Type: GPRBA Guidebook

Tags: Education, Gender

City-level Assessment and Draft Service Improvement Plan for Solid Waste Management For Itahari Sub-Metropolitan City

By 2050, it is estimated that nearly half the world’s population will reside in cities. Bulging population in cities coupled with their rising income levels has led to an increase in the amount of waste generated by these urban centers. Cities and towns across the globe today face acute…

Date: 2020

Type: GPRBA Publication

Tags: Solid Waste Management

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

Lighting the Way for Growth in Rural Myanmar

This publication by the Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP), GPRBA's partner in the Myanmar Solar Power project, describes its role in the World Bank-funded National Electrification project to provide universal access to the country's rural populations by 2030. 

Since the…

Date: 2020

Type: GPRBA Guidebook

Tags: Energy, Climate Change

Bangladesh OBA Sanitation Microfinance 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: Water and Sanitation, 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

An Introduction to Outcome-Based Financing

The US$2.5 trillion annual financing gap for achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals necessitates that existing resources are used more effectively and that additional resources are mobilized. Innovative funding approaches such as results-based financing (RBF) can contribute…

Date: 2020

Type: GPRBA Guidebook

How to Close Gender Gaps with Results-Based Financing in Gender-Based Violence

GBV is a global pandemic and a major public health problem. Intimate partner violence (IPV) against women is the most prevalent form of GBV.  Globally, it is estimated that about 1 in 3 women who have ever been in a relationship report that they have experienced some form of violence (e.g. a…

Date: 2020

Type: GPRBA Guidebook

Tags: Gender

How to Close Gender Gaps with Results-Based Financing in Climate Change Projects

This report serves as a tool to project teams working on Results-Based Financing (RBF) projects with a focus on combating climate change and its impact. It provides sector-specific entry points, key questions to consider, and sample objectives and indicators that can be used to consider how RBF…

Date: 2020

Type: GPRBA Guidebook

Tags: Climate Change, Gender