This paper outlines the potential contributions of impact bonds to the World Bank Group’s Maximizing Finance for Development (MFD) approach. The MFD approach is in part a response by the World Bank Group to the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda.
Over 75 bilateral cooperation agencies, multilateral development institutions, and private foundations participated in third annual Impact Bonds Working Group (IBWG) held in Washington, DC at the World Bank (February 26-27) and co-organized by GPRBA.
Webinar organized by the World Bank's Global Partnership on Output-Based Aid (GPOBA) on the use of results-based financing in scaling up pilot health project 2014 03 27
A highly successful pilot program to improve maternal health care for poor women is scaling up under a recent grant agreement signed by the World Bank Group -- acting as an administrator for the Global Partnership on Output-Based Aid (GPOBA) -- and the government of Uganda.
News Release No 2013/01
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GPOBA presented key lessons learned in the Reproductive Healthcare Voucher Project (RHVP) in Uganda through the International Finance Corporation (IFC) SmartLessons, a World Bank Group awards program which enables development practitioners to share lessons in development operations.
News Release No 2012/02
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David Llorito, tel. (+632) 917 3047