GPOBA Swedish Partner Increases Its Participation Twofold

News Release No 2013/01


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Saul E. Gonzalez, tel. (+1) 202 473 2378

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Washington, January 9, 2013 – The Global Partnership on Output-Based Aid (GPOBA) announced that the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) committed to making a supplemental contribution to GPOBA equal to approximately US$26.8 million (SEK 175 million) over the next few years. This additional amount nearly doubles Sida’s contribution to the Partnership, bringing GPOBA’s partnership total to almost US$320 million.