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

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

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

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

GPOBA Annual Report 2018

The report covers highlights of this fiscal year of 2018 (July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018), in which GPOBA commemorates its 15th anniversary, along with a review of the progress towards achieving the partnership's goals of designing and implementing OBA pilot projects, building a Center of…

Date: 2018

Type: Annual Reports

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

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: Maximizing Finance for Development

Tags: Other, Public-Private Partnerships

Innovations in Finance: Indonesia

In 2010 the World Bank approved a US$220 million loan for a Local Government and Decentralization project in Indonesia. The project aims to improve the accountability and reporting of the central government’s Specific Purpose Grants (DAK). Piloted in four infrastructure sub-sectors—irrigation,…

Date: 2017

Type: GPRBA Publication

Tags: Other, Water and Sanitation

GPOBA Annual Report 2017

GPOBA was established in 2003 to explore output-based approaches to basic service provision. It is housed within the World Bank’s Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience Global Practice (GSURR). Over its 14 years in operation, GPOBA has built a diverse portfolio of 48 subsidy projects in 28…

Date: 2017

Type: Annual Reports

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

GPOBA Annual Report 2016

GPOBA’s achievements this year demonstrate the strong ongoing coordination between the operations and knowledge aspects of its work, which together aim to ensure that poor populations are included in development gains. Going forward, GPOBA and its partners will continue to work with results…

Date: 2016

Type: Annual Reports

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

Infrastructure Verification Handbook: Good and Bad Illustration of Infrastructure

This handbook provides guidance for Indonesian National Government Internal Auditor (BPKP) team in the field on conducting the verification of outputs for the Government of Indonesia Specific Purpose Grants (DAK) infrastructure. This handbook is created as part of collaboration between the Ministry…

Date: 2015

Type: GPRBA Guidebook

Tags: Other, Independent Verification

GPOBA Annual Report 2015

The Annual Report for fiscal year 2015 (FY15) describes GPOBA’s efforts toward fulfilling its mandate to fund, design, demonstrate, and document OBA approaches to service delivery. During FY15, we balanced our ongoing commitment to deepening the impact of OBA in tested sectors with exploring the…

Date: 2015

Type: Annual Reports

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

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

The Use of Output-Based Aid in Small Scale Irrigation Schemes in Developing Countries

This report has been completed to explore the use of output-based aid (OBA) as a financing mechanism to support the development and operation of small-scale irrigation schemes in developing countries. The specific objectives of the report were to:
 

1. Evaluate the scope for OBA in…

Date: 2014

Type: GPRBA Working Paper

Tags: Climate Change, Other

GPOBA Annual Report 2013

This year marks a milestone for GPOBA, commemorating 10 years since its founding. Over the past decade, through a diverse portfolio of 36 projects, GPOBA is fulfilling its mandate to fund, design, demonstrate, and document output-based aid (OBA) approaches to improve delivery of basic services to…

Date: 2013

Type: Annual Reports

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

GPOBA 10th Anniversary Conference

This booklet includes the two-day conference agenda and presenters' bios.

Date: 2013

Type: GPRBA Guidebook

Tags: Other

Independent Verification in Results-Based Financing

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With pressure for greater accountability and value for money in public budgets, widening the use of results-based financing (RBF) and setting up adequate independent mechanisms to verify results is becoming increasingly important. In January 2012, the World Bank launched…

Date: 2012

Type: OBApproaches

Tags: Other, Independent Verification

GPOBA Annual Report 2012

The report, spanning the fiscal year of 2012 (July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012), reviews progress towards achieving the Program’s goals of designing and implementing OBA pilot projects, building a Center of Expertise, piloting other results-based approaches, and communicating with the development…

Date: 2012

Type: Annual Reports

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

Strengthening Fiscal Transfers in Indonesia Using an Output-Based Approach

In 2010, the World Bank approved a US$220 million loan for a Local Government and Decentralization project in Indonesia. The project aims to improve the accountability and reporting of the central government’s Specific Purpose Grants (DAK). Piloted in four infrastructure sub-sectors—irrigation,…

Date: 2011

Type: OBApproaches

Tags: Independent Verification , Other

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