City-level Assessment and Draft Service Improvement Plan for Solid Waste Management For Itahari Sub-Metropolitan City

By 2050, it is estimated that nearly half the world’s population will reside in cities. Bulging population in cities coupled with their rising income levels has led to an increase in the amount of waste generated by these urban centers. Cities and towns across the globe today face acute…

Date: 2020

Type: Other Publications

Tags: Solid Waste Management

RBF Through Social Enterprises: A White Paper in Response to the Covid-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered a global humanitarian crisis, putting both lives and livelihoods at risk. In the initial stages of the pandemic – especially in contexts where the state machinery was caught unawares or lacked capacity, or both, social enterprises (SEs) or socially-driven…

Date: 2020

Type: Other Publications

Tags: Energy, Education, Health, Solid Waste Management, Water and Sanitation, Fragile Situations, Urban

GPRBA Annual Report 2020

In addition to showcasing the wide range of activities achieved during fiscal year 2020, this Annual Report sheds light on some of the many ways GPRBA continues to employ innovative results-based financing instruments to strengthen service delivery, incentivize long-term and sustainable change,…

Date: 2020

Type: Annual Reports

Tags: Energy, Climate Change, Education, Other, Health, Solid Waste Management, Water and Sanitation, Independent Verification , Urban

Lessons from West Bank Solid Waste Management

In the West Bank and Gaza, decades of conflict had led to underinvestment in solid-waste management. Hebron and Bethlehem, the poorest governorates in the West Bank and home to nearly one million people, generated 20 percent of the area’s total solid waste. In 2009, 500 tons of waste produced…

Date: 2019

Type: Lessons Learned

Tags: Solid Waste Management, Public-Private Partnerships , Fragile Situations

Output-Based Aid for Municipal Solid Waste Management in Nepal

The project was implemented in five municipalities -- Dhankuta, Ghorahi, Lalitpur, Pokhara, and Tansen -- which met certain operating and maintenance requirements. The project aimed to build upon the municipalities’ existing systems and make them more sustainable, rather than developing new…

Date: 2018

Type: Lessons Learned

Tags: Solid Waste Management, Fragile Situations

GPOBA Annual Report 2018

The report covers highlights of this fiscal year of 2018 (July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018), in which GPOBA commemorates its 15th anniversary, along with a review of the progress towards achieving the partnership's goals of designing and implementing OBA pilot projects, building a Center of…

Date: 2018

Type: Annual Reports

Tags: Energy, Climate Change, Education, Health, Other, Solid Waste Management, Water and Sanitation, Independent Verification

GPOBA Annual Report 2017

GPOBA was established in 2003 to explore output-based approaches to basic service provision. It is housed within the World Bank’s Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience Global Practice (GSURR). Over its 14 years in operation, GPOBA has built a diverse portfolio of 48 subsidy projects in 28…

Date: 2017

Type: Annual Reports

Tags: Energy, Climate Change, Education, Health, Other, Solid Waste Management, Water and Sanitation, Independent Verification

GPOBA Annual Report 2016

GPOBA’s achievements this year demonstrate the strong ongoing coordination between the operations and knowledge aspects of its work, which together aim to ensure that poor populations are included in development gains. Going forward, GPOBA and its partners will continue to work with results…

Date: 2016

Type: Annual Reports

Tags: Energy, Climate Change, Education, Health, Other, Solid Waste Management, Water and Sanitation, Independent Verification

OBApproaches for Solid Waste Management: Nepal and the West Bank

With rapid urbanization, population growth, and new economic activity, municipal solid waste is increasing at alarming rates, and is expected to almost triple in low and lower middle income countries by 2025. At the same time, solid waste management (SWM) systems in most developing countries are…

Date: 2015

Type: OBApproaches

Tags: Solid Waste Management, Public-Private Partnerships , Fragile Situations

GPOBA Annual Report 2015

The Annual Report for fiscal year 2015 (FY15) describes GPOBA’s efforts toward fulfilling its mandate to fund, design, demonstrate, and document OBA approaches to service delivery. During FY15, we balanced our ongoing commitment to deepening the impact of OBA in tested sectors with exploring the…

Date: 2015

Type: Annual Reports

Tags: Energy, Climate Change, Education, Health, Other, Solid Waste Management, Water and Sanitation, Independent Verification

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 waste…

Date: 2014

Type: Other Publications

Tags: Solid Waste Management

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

Tags: Energy, Climate Change, Education, Health, Other, Solid Waste Management, Water and Sanitation, Independent Verification , Fragile Situations

Public-Private Partnership Stories: "West Bank & Gaza -- Solid Waste Management"

This two-paged fact sheet from the IFC's Private Advisory Services includes information on the project's background, the World Bank's role (including that of GPOBA), the PPP structure and bidding, and the post-tender results. The West Bank Solid Waste Management project, signed in September 2013…

Date: 2013

Type: Other Publications

Tags: Solid Waste Management, Public-Private Partnerships

A Decade of Supporting the Delivery of Basic Services for the Poor

This publication served as a guide to GPOBA's 10th Anniversary Conference participants, providing them with a brief but complete overview of GPOBA's activities, There are pages with more detailed information for each of the top three sectors (water, energy, health) and one for the remaining…

Date: 2013

Type: Other Publications

Tags: Energy, Education, Health, Solid Waste Management, Water and Sanitation

GPOBA Annual Report 2013

This year marks a milestone for GPOBA, commemorating 10 years since its founding. Over the past decade, through a diverse portfolio of 36 projects, GPOBA is fulfilling its mandate to fund, design, demonstrate, and document output-based aid (OBA) approaches to improve delivery of basic services to…

Date: 2013

Type: Annual Reports

Tags: Energy, Climate Change, Education, Health, Other, Solid Waste Management, Water and Sanitation, Independent Verification

GPOBA Annual Report 2012

The report, spanning the fiscal year of 2012 (July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012), reviews progress towards achieving the Program’s goals of designing and implementing OBA pilot projects, building a Center of Expertise, piloting other results-based approaches, and communicating with the development…

Date: 2012

Type: Annual Reports

Tags: Energy, Climate Change, Education, Health, Other, Solid Waste Management, Independent Verification , Water and Sanitation