Incentives for Cleaner Cities in Nepal
Cities across Nepal— and in the developing world— produce more waste than ever before, due to a spike in population and a surge in new economic activity and urbanization. Properly disposing and managing solid waste has thus become urgent for city municipalities.
Ramallah, September 2, 2013 – The World Bank, as administrator for the Global Partnership on Output-Based Aid (GPOBA), announced the signing of an US$8.3 million grant agreement for a project to improve access to solid waste management services in the West Bank.
A new report on municipal solid waste management , sponsored by the Global Partnership on Output-Based Aid, takes a look at results-based financing (RBF) in eight different municipal solid waste (MSW) projects, capturing new and important lessons for financing projects in this sector.
Lessons from a West Bank solid waste management project – supported by the Global Partnership on Output-Based Aid (GPOBA) -- were featured during a recent seminar at the World Bank Group (WBG) headquarters.
On November 8, 2013, the World Bank featured the West Bank Solid Waste Management project as its front page story on its external website. This project will benefit about one-third of the population of the West Bank (approximately 800,000 people) and includes a sanitary landfill, as well as some small-scale recycling and composting.