GPOBA-funded projects support efforts to mitigate effects of climate change

The recent COP22 Marrakesh meetings were the latest in a series of United Nations' gatherings to focus efforts to fulfill its recently adopted set of Sustainable Goals (SDGs), one of which is to take urgent measures to combat climate change and its effects. For its part, GPOBA has implemented several clean technology projects to provide low-income households with access to affordable energy.
GPOBA is a global partnership program in the World Bank Group. Through a diverse portfolio of projects, GPOBA funds, designs, demonstrates and documents output-based aid approaches (OBA) to improve the delivery of basic services in  developing  countries. Large development projects too often fail to include the very poor, and GPOBA is dedicated to making sure the poor and marginalized  have access to  electricity, water, sanitation, health care, education and other basic services necessary for growth and opportunity.



World Water Week 2016 

GPOBA held two workshops on the implementation of results-based financing in the water and sanitation sectors at the 51st annual World Water Week in Stockholm, one of the premier international conferences for these sectors. Four of the sessions' participants kindly agreed to describe their experience with results-based finance in this set of video interviews.  



Vol. 4, No. 6 / OBA Connections 

This edition focuses on the use of RBF/OBA in renewable energy and climate-friendly projects to coincide with the United Nations COP22 Meeting in Marrakesh (November 2016). Included in this issue are GPOBA-supported projects to mitigate climate change and publications on RBF/OBA in projects for this sector. 



What’s New

Annual Report 2016

GPOBA's Annual Report for FY2016 is now available in an interactive digital format (also available for downloading). This report offers a more in-depth look at GPOBA’s activities throughout the fiscal year, as it works to increase access to basic services for poor and marginalized populations.