YANGON, July 8, 2020 – More than 450,000 people in rural Myanmar are expected to gain access to clean energy for the first time following the signing of a grant agreement between the World Bank Group and the Government of Myanmar.
Results-based financing (RBF) is the idea that financial support should be contingent on achieving predefined, independently verifiable results.
By Jessica Lopez -- The first time I traveled to Uganda, in October 2016, I met a young mother whose strength and resilience I still think about today; an important reminder of why and for whom I work as an international development professional.
GPRBA is actively seeking to ensure that the projects it supports include women as beneficiaries. GPRBA is also undertaking efforts to monitor and evaluate the outcomes to determine how to improve the inclusion of women and girls as project beneficiaries.
Try to imagine a well-functioning economy without having secure land tenure and property rights established. Would investors and service providers enter such a risky environment? Would banks be wary of offering and lending? Could conventional commerce or business transactions even operate optimally?
A new education funding project using social impact bonds (SIBs) seeks to help increase the number of children ages 3-7 enrolled in preschools in disadvantaged urban areas across Uzbekistan. The planned program is made possible through a $4.85 million grant provided by the World Bank’s Global Partnership for Results-Based Approaches (GPRBA).
Ramallah, November 6th. The World Bank, acting as administrator for the Global Partnership for Results-Based Approaches (GPRBA), signed a Grant Agreement on November 6th for US$4.6 million with the Palestinian National Authority to improve access to registered land and property-related services.
Over 2,000 primary school deaf students in Vietnam are targeted for a better education through an improved Vietnamese sign language-based curricula and teacher training, to be made possible through a grant agreement signed on July 29th between the Government of Vietnam and the World Bank.