Challenges in Formalizing the Supply of Electricity in Mumbai’s Slums

In 2009, the Global Partnership on Output-Based Aid (GPOBA) approved a pilot project for $1.6 million with the objective of increasing access to safe electricity supply in Indian slums through targeted output-based subsides. The pilot focused on selected urban slum areas of Mumbai, but had…

Date: 2014

Type: Lessons Learned

Tags: Energy

Kenya Microfinance for Community-Managed Water Project

In 2006, the Global Partnership on Output-Based Aid (GPOBA) approved an innovative pilot project for $1.15 million to increase access and improve efficiency in water services for the poor in rural and peri-urban areas of central Kenya through investments in selected community subprojects. By…

Date: 2014

Type: Lessons Learned

Tags: Water and Sanitation

Morocco Improved Access to Water and Sanitation Services Output-based Aid Project

Despite Morocco's having a generally good infrastructure for the delivery of water and sanitation, over 1 million residents in the fast-growing outskirts of cities lack adequate services, posing a significant…

Date: 2014

Type: Lessons Learned

Tags: Water and Sanitation

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

Results-based financing for municipal solid waste

Municipal solid waste management (MSW) is a crucial service provided by cities around the world, but is often inefficient and underperforming in developing countries.   Low-income countries face the most acute challenges with solid waste management, with cities collecting less than half the…

Date: 2014

Type: Publications

Tags: Solid Waste Management

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: Publications

Tags: Climate Change, Other

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 great demand for future exploring the potential of…

Date: 2014

Type: Publications

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: Publications

Tags: Energy