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Publications

  • Title:
    Author:
    WSP
    Date:
    2012
    Activity Line:
    Public-Private Partnerships in Non-Traditional Markets
    Description:
    This two-page brief presents key lessons from implementing public-private partnerships (PPPs) in the management of piped water schemes in rural areas and small towns.
  • Title:
    Author:
    WSP-India
    Date:
    2012
    Activity Line:
    Public-Private Partnerships in Non-Traditional Markets
    Description:
    Recent trends indicate a growing interest in water PPPs. If the private sector is to play a significant role in addressing the investment and service backlogs in the sector, suitable interventions are necessary to scale up this momentum while ensuring projects can deliver the desired service...
  • Title:
    Author:
    WSP-DPSP
    Date:
    2012
    Activity Line:
    Building Water and Sanitation Business Models for the Poor
    Description:
    Achievements and Challenges of PSP in Ugandan Small-Towns
  • Title:
    Author:
    Rajesh Advani
    Date:
    2012
    Activity Line:
    Banking the 'Un-banked'
    Description:
    This learning note discusses the benefits of employing the Water Credit Assessment Tool to Sub-Saharan African water utilities.  The tool aims to overcome the challenges in accessing market finance by clarifying the creditworthiness of water utilties and their investment projects.
  • Title:
    Author:
    WSP-LAC
    Date:
    2011
    Activity Line:
    Description:
    Communications can prevent social conflicts by promoting dialogue and filling information gaps. A WSP Study reviewed 39 cases of water and sanitation projects where communications contributed to foreseeing social conflicts in reform processes, enabling dialogue and generating citizens’...
  • Title:
    Author:
    Sixto Requena and Laura French
    Date:
    2011
    Activity Line:
    Banking the 'Un-banked'
    Description:
    In May 2009 the World Bank and two members of UNSGAB embarked on a joint study mission to examine the legal, regulatory and governance framework surrounding local water utilities in the country of Peru. The mission examined the current access to capital markets and the potential creditworthiness...
  • Title:
    Author:
    Rajesh Advani
    Date:
    2011
    Activity Line:
    Banking the 'Un-banked'
    Description:
    Community run small-scale water systems play a critical role in supplying consumers in the peri-urban and rural areas of Kenya. The importance of these providers has been recognized in recent reforms of the sector, which provide for a legal and regulatory framework for community based...
  • Title:
    Author:
    Luc Hoang Gia, Thomas Fugelsnes, Peter Hawkins,
    Date:
    2011
    Activity Line:
    Public-Private Partnerships in Non-Traditional Markets
    Description:
  • Title:
    Author:
    Luc Hoang Gia, Thomas Fugelsnes
    Date:
    2011
    Activity Line:
    Public-Private Partnerships in Non-Traditional Markets
    Description:
    This field note highlights the emerging lessons and action points identified from reviewing the first generation of PPPs for small piped water schemes in seven countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Rwanda, and Senegal. It proposes a framework for moving towards more sustainable...
  • Title:
    Author:
    Malva Baskovich
    Date:
    2011
    Activity Line:
    Building Water and Sanitation Business Models for the Poor
    Description:
    Research conducted in 2010 in Peru to identify techniques for reaching the population at the bottom of the pyramid shows that linking public infrastructure investments in water and sanitation with strategies for ensuring access to affordable products and services, healthy behaviors, and adequate...
  • Title:
    Author:
    Luc Hoang Gia, Thomas Fugelsnes, Peter Hawkins
    Date:
    2011
    Activity Line:
    Public-Private Partnerships in Non-Traditional Markets
    Description:
    This field note documents the discussions from the Practitioners' Workshop on Sustainable Management of Piped Water Systems in Africa held in Maputo, Mozambique in October 2010. The workshop took stock of 20 years of efforts to improve the quality of water supply services by delegating the...
  • Title:
    Author:
    Pennelope Dutton, Rocio Florez Peschiera and Nga Kim Nguyen
    Date:
    2011
    Activity Line:
    Building Water and Sanitation Business Models for the Poor
    Description:
    Based on two case studies in Vietnam and Peru, this study presents formative research on the behavior, beliefs and influences of primary school children, which are critical for effective behavior change campaigns targeting children.
  • Title:
    Author:
    Jean Pierre Mahe
    Date:
    2010
    Activity Line:
    Public-Private Partnerships in Non-Traditional Markets
    Description:
    The involvement of the rural private sector in water supply in Cambodia is unique to the country. The presence of this private sector allows other entities to respond to new demands from people living in the larger villages for household water supply, which the State is not yet able to address....
  • Title:
    Author:
    Prepared by Elizabeth Kleemeier, Joseph Narkevic
    Date:
    2010
    Activity Line:
    Public-Private Partnerships in Non-Traditional Markets
    Description:
    This field note highlights findings from a global review of private operator experiences in rural areas. Lessons learned point to the need for a more comprehensive approach to PPPs in the rural context, in which  a private firm or individual would receive a long-term government-led contract to...