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IFC newsletter highlights role of OBA in PPP initiatives


Output-based aid (OBA) is highlighted in the first issue of Handshake, the quarterly journal of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) on public-private partnerships (PPPs), as an approach supports PPPs by facilitating access to basic infrastructure and social services for the poor through subsidy funding. The new peer-reviewed publication is published by the Advisory Services in the Public-Private Partnerships department and explores pragmatic and innovative solutions that the public and private sectors can create together to address complex development challenges. The debut issue, “Tapped Out,” looks at public-private partnerships in water scarcity and distribution.

Read the articles on OBA (p19, p32)