A Snapshot of the OBA Universe

Development practitioners are acutely aware of the need to find more effective ways to improve basic living conditions for the poor, as traditional approaches of delivering public support have not always led to the results intended.

Output-Based Aid (OBA) is a resultsbased instrument…

Date: 2010

Type: OBApproaches

Tags: Other

Pleins feux sur l'aide basée sur les résultats (OBA)

Les spécialistes du développement sont très conscients de la nécessité de trouver des moyens plus efficaces d’améliorer les conditions de vie de base des pauvres, les approches habituellement suivies pour apporter une aide publique n’ayant pas toujours donné les résultats escomptés.

L’…

Date: 2010

Type: OBApproaches

Tags: Other

لمحة سريعة عن نهج المعونات المرتبطة بالنواتج (OBA)

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يعي العاملون في مجال التنمية تماماً ضرورة إيجاد سبل أكثر فعالية لتحسين الظروف المعيشية وإتاحة الخدمات الأساسية للفقراء، إذ لا تؤدي النُهُج التقليدية لتقديم الدعم لكافة المواطنين دائماً إلى تحقيق النتائج المرجوة منها. ونهج المعونات المرتبطة بالنواتج (نهج المعونات) هو أداة تركز…

Date: 2010

Type: OBApproaches

Tags: Other

Una mirada al universo de la ayuda en función de los resultados (OBA)

En vista de que los mecanismos tradicionales de subsidio público no siempre han tenido los resultados previstos, los expertos en desarrollo están muy conscientes de la necesidad de encontrar formas más eficaces de mejorar las condiciones de vida de los pobres.

La ayuda en función de los…

Date: 2010

Type: OBApproaches

Tags: Other

Output-Based Aid in Education: A Solution for Quality Education

A number of approaches have been tried to improve school attendance and educational attainment, including the use of Output-Based Aid (OBA).

The challenge of introducing OBA in education has often been finding an appropriate definition of “output” that balances achievement of results…

Date: 2010

Type: OBApproaches

Tags: Education

Connecting Colombia’s Poor to Natural Gas Services: Lessons Learned from a Completed Output-Based Aid Project

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The Global Partnership on Output-Based Aid (GPOBA) has recently completed a project that made 35,000 new natural gas connections to poor households in Colombia’s Caribbean coastal region.

This partnership between GPOBA and Fundación Promigas (a charitable foundation…

Date: 2010

Type: OBApproaches

Tags: Energy

Access to Finance in Output-Based Aid

The purpose of this working paper is to outline some of the key issues related to Access to Finance (A2F) in Output-Based Aid (OBA). OBA is a results-based financing approach which aims to improve delivery of basic infrastructure and social services to the poor through targeted public funding…

Date: 2010

Type: GPRBA Working Paper

Tags: Other

Output-Based Aid for Sustainable Sanitation

Results-based financing (RBF) has emerged as an important new way of financing public services in general and basic services in particular. One type of RBF known as output-based aid (OBA) tends to be used to target subsidies for poor customers by providing service providers the incentives to serve…

Date: 2010

Type: GPRBA Working Paper

Tags: Water and Sanitation

Uganda: Small Scale Infrastructure Provider (SSIP) Program - Water

In small towns and rural areas of Uganda, where 90 percent of the population lives, water shortages are part of daily life. In these areas, 60 percent of the population lacks access to safe water, and water borne diseases and infant mortality are widespread. To help the Ugandan government…

Date: 2010

Type: World Bank Publication

Tags: Water and Sanitation

OBA Diagnostic Tool: Initial Assessment

The OBA Diagnostic Tool (the Tool) assesses the suitability and feasibility of a proposed Output-Based Aid (OBA) scheme. It is designed to provide high-level guidance to policymakers and practitioners when considering the suitability of OBA schemes in a given sector and/or country. It can also…

Date: 2010

Type: GPRBA Guidebook

Tags: Other

GPOBA Annual Report 2010

GPOBA’s Annual Report 2010 reports that wider adoption of results-based financing instruments, such as output-based aid (OBA), is now in sight, thanks to a number of positive developments: 

The World Bank is developing a new instrument designed to support government programs and more…

Date: 2010

Type: Annual Reports

Tags: Other

Output-Based Aid: Lessons Learned and Best Practices

Development practitioners are acutely aware of the need to find more effective ways to improve basic living conditions for the poor, as traditional approaches of delivering public support have not always led to the intended results. This books reviews the experience with output-based aid, a…

Date: 2010

Type: World Bank Publication

Leveraging Private Sector Finance for Rural Piped Water Infrastructure in Kenya: The Use of Output-Based Aid

An innovative approach to rural infrastructure finance in Kenya is facilitating access to finance for community-based water providers by blending output-based subsidies and commercial finance. The project is being implemented by K-Rep Bank, a local commercial bank specialized in microfinance…

Date: 2009

Type: OBApproaches

Tags: Water and Sanitation

Mobiliser le secteur privé pour financer des réseaux d’adduction d’eau en zone rurale au Kenya: Comment utiliser l’aide basée sur les résultats

Au Kenya, une approche innovante faisant appel à la fois à des subventions basées sur les résultats et à des financements aux conditions du marché aide les prestataires communautaires de services d’approvisionnement en eau à obtenir des crédits pour financer des infrastructures rurales.

Date: 2009

Type: OBApproaches

Tags: Water and Sanitation

L’aide basée sur les résultats au Honduras: Un Mécanisme OBA pour le secteur de l’eau et de l’assainissement

Le Honduras assure à ses habitants un accès raisonnable à l’eau et à l’assainissement, mais cette desserte n’est pas universelle, en particulier dans les zones rurales et périurbaines, et les services fournis sont souvent de piètre qualité.

Pour aider le Gouvernement du Honduras à servir…

Date: 2009

Type: OBApproaches

Tags: Water and Sanitation

Output-Based Aid in Honduras: An OBA Facility for the Water and Sanitation Sector

Honduras has achieved a reasonable level of access to water supply and sanitation, but gaps in coverage remain, especially in rural and peri-urban areas, and service quality for those with access is often poor.

To help the Government of Honduras achieve universal coverage and improve…

Date: 2009

Type: OBApproaches

Tags: Water and Sanitation

Output-Based Aid in the Philippines: Improved Access to Water Services for Poor Households in Metro Manila

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This project aims to provide access to water services through individual household connections to several low-income communities in Rizal province (Antipolo City, Baras, Rodriguez, and San Mateo) and Taguig City in the Manila Metropolitan Region through a collaboration…

Date: 2009

Type: OBApproaches

Tags: Water and Sanitation

Output-Based Aid in Ethiopia: Dealing with the “Last Mile” Paradox in Rural Electrification

Providing electricity to poor households in rural areas in Ethiopia is critical to improving the health and living conditions of the population, reducing poverty, and stimulating growth. A project supported by the Global Partnership on Output-Based Aid (GPOBA) is accelerating the pace of…

Date: 2009

Type: OBApproaches

Tags: Energy

L’Aide Basée sur les Résultats au Maroc (Partie 2) : Extension des services d'approvisionnement en eau en zones rurales

Depuis le milieu des années 1990, le Maroc a réalisé des progrès importants dans le développement de l'accès à l'eau potable en zone rurale.

L’Office National de l’Eau Potable, l'ONEP, a développé un important réseau d’adduction d’eau par bornes-fontaines dans les communautés rurales,…

Date: 2009

Type: OBApproaches

Tags: Water and Sanitation

Output-Based Aid in Morocco (Part 2): Expanding Water Supply Service in Rural Areas

Since the mid-1990s, Morocco has made big strides in developing access to potable water in rural areas. The National Water Supply Company, ONEP, has developed an important network of standpipes in rural communities and over 87 percent of the rural population has access to a source of drinking…

Date: 2009

Type: OBApproaches

Tags: Water and Sanitation