Using market finance to extend water supply services: lessons learned from peri-urban and rural Kenya
Launched to coincide with the World Bank's Water Week (April 4-8, 2015), "Using Market Finance to Extend Water Supply Services: Lessons Learned from Peri-urban and Rural Kenya" describes the GPOBA Community Microfinance Project in Kenya, explaining how leveraging donor funds can help meet the challenges of providing wa
Innovations related to the Indonesia’s Local Government Decentralization Project improved reporting and accountability of the government of Indonesia's intergovernmental transfer system for the infrastructure sector.
Dr. Bertha Darteh of Ghana's MInistry of Local Government and Rural Development describes how output-based aid (OBA) provided incentives for private sector providers to bid on sanitation contracts.
Beneficiaries of this GPOBA water and sanitation project in Honduras briefly describe how they enjoy better health, save time, income and cleanliness stemming from this program.
With GPOBA’s $5.85 million grant agreement signed on February 21, 2018, small-scale cotton farmers in western Burkina Faso’s semi-arid region will receive support for better land management and irrigation practices, procurement and installation of irrigation equipment, and credit financing to stem the effects of climate change and stabilize production.
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.
Results-based financing includes a range of financing mechanisms where financing is linked and provided after the delivery of pre-agreed and verified results. RBF approaches can play a big role in the delivery of infrastructure and services.