Global Partnership on Output-Based Aid

Innovative Tools for Achieving Sanitation SDGs through Results-Based Financing

Sunday 28 August | 16.00-17.30 | Room: NL 461
Ghana-public toilet. Inga Afanasieva/World Bank

Results-based financing/output-based aid (RBF/OBA) offers innovative solutions to sanitation challenges in varying environments. In this session, participants will have the opportunity to evaluate evidence that points to the effectiveness of results-based financing, critically examine four diverse sanitation initiatives in Kenya, Sri Lanka, Ghana, and Bangladesh that include results-based financing and trends in financial innovation, and determine how the knowledge shared and collectively generated in the session can be applied to meet the sanitation Sustainable Development Goals.


16:00  Welcome and opening remarks

Catherine Commander O’Farrell, Head, GPOBA, World Bank

16:10  Case studies: Innovative results-based approaches for sanitation in urban, peri-urban, and rural environments

Jessica Lopez, Infrastructure Specialist, World Bank

Inga Afanasieva, Infrastructure Specialist, World Bank

16:30  Panel discussion: How results-based financing can help to achieve the sanitation SDGs 

Bertha Darteh, Capacity Building Coordinator, Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development, Ghana

Martin Gambrill, Lead Water and Sanitation Specialist, World Bank

Rajesh Advani, Sr. Infrastructure Specialist, World Bank

17:00  Q&A/Breakout session

17:30  Session end

*Schedule to be confirmed in the online programme.