Applying Results-Based Financing in Water Investments

A Guide to Results-Based Financing in Water Investments
 
Given the broad array of issues and the complexity faced by the water sector as a whole (from irrigation to flood protection, to water conservation and hydropower), there is a great demand for future exploring the potential of…

Date: 2014

Type: GPRBA Guidebook

Tags: Water and Sanitation

From the Bottom Up: How Small Power Producers and Mini-Grids Can Deliver Electrification and Renewable Energy in Africa

GPOBA co-financed with the Africa Renewable Energy and Access Program (AFREA) and the Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP) the development of From the Bottom Up: How Small Power Producers and Mini-Grids Can Deliver Electrification and Renewable Energy in Africa,"under the Africa…

Date: 2014

Type: World Bank Publication

Tags: Energy

Senegal On-site Sanitation Project

An output-based aid (OBA) on-site sanitation project in Senegal helped over 100,000 people access sanitation facilities in peri-urban areas of Dakar, improving the urban environment, community health, and the well-being of women and children. The project shows that well-targeted subsidies can…

Date: 2013

Type: Lessons Learned

Tags: Water and Sanitation

A Decade of Supporting the Delivery of Basic Services for the Poor

This publication served as a guide to GPOBA's 10th Anniversary Conference participants, providing them with a brief but complete overview of GPOBA's activities, There are pages with more detailed information for each of the top three sectors (water, energy, health) and one for the remaining…

Date: 2013

Type: GPRBA Guidebook

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

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

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: GPRBA Guidebook

Tags: Solid Waste Management, Public-Private Partnerships

Connection Charges and Electricity Access in Sub-Saharan Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa trails other regions in providing access to electricity for poor urban and rural residents. This poor performance can be linked to various factors, including political interference in utility policy, higher investment costs and lower profitability of extending service to rural…

Date: 2013

Type: GPRBA Working Paper

Tags: Energy

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

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

Output-Based Aid in Bangladesh: Solar Home Systems for Rural Households

A renewable energy program in Bangladesh that brings solar power to rural households is one of the most successful solar home system (SHS) programs in the world. It has demonstrated an inexpensive and reliable way to bring electricity to rural households. Several OBA features have contributed to…

Date: 2012

Type: OBApproaches

Tags: Energy, Climate Change

Lessons From Output-Based Aid For Leveraging Finance For Clean Energy

This working paper has been prepared as backgound documentation to support a number of efforts being undertaken by the World Bank and other multi-lateral and bi-lateral donors in middle- and low-income countries linking support to clean energy with the need to make such supports more effective…

Date: 2012

Type: GPRBA Working Paper

Tags: Energy, Climate Change

Improved Community Water in Andhra Pradesh

For years, in the rural coastal areas of Andhra Pradesh, there were no alternatives to the highly contaminated tap water from government-owned piped water systems, which were poorly operated and maintained. 

In May 2007, the Global Partnership on Output-Based Aid (GPOBA) launched an…

Date: 2012

Type: Lessons Learned

Tags: Water and Sanitation

Uganda Reproductive Health Vouchers Scheme

According to a 2003 study, about 435 women die per 100,000 live births in Uganda because of lack of access to health service facilities and professional health care. The loss of a mother can shatter a family and threaten the well-being of surviving children.

In September 2008, the Global…

Date: 2012

Type: Lessons Learned

Tags: Health

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

Providing Safe Delivery Services With Vouchers: The Reproductive Healthcare Voucher Project in Western and Southern Uganda 

Healthcare-and specifically maternal healthcare-is undoubtedly vital to the alleviation of poverty. The development community paid significant attention to healthcare by devoting three of its eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to healthcare with two of the three MDG healthcare goals…

Date: 2012

Type: World Bank Publication

Tags: Health

Providing Safe Delivery Services With Vouchers: The Reproductive Healthcare Voucher Project in Western and Southern Uganda 

GPOBA presented key lessons learned in the Reproductive Healthcare Voucher Project (RHVP) in Uganda through the International Finance Corporation (IFC) SmartLessons, a World Bank Group awards program which enables development practitioners to share lessons in development operations. The paper …

Date: 2012

Type: World Bank Publication

Tags: Health, Gender

Aide basée sur les résultats au Viet Nam: Accès des ménages ruraux aux services d’adduction d’eau

Au Viet Nam, l’approvisionnement durable en eau des populations rurales pose problème depuis de nombreuses années. En milieu rural, où se concentrent environ 74 percent de la population, à peine 48 percent des ménages ont accès à l’eau potable, contre 82 percent en zone urbaine1. Seuls 30˜…

Date: 2011

Type: OBApproaches

Tags: Water and Sanitation

Output-Based Aid in Vietnam: Access to Piped Water Services for Rural Households

In Vietnam, achieving sustainable provision of water services for communities in rural areas has been a challenge for years. About 74 percent of the Vietnamese population is concentrated in rural areas, yet just 48 percent of households have access to clean water, compared with 82 percent in…

Date: 2011

Type: OBApproaches

Tags: 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