The African Water Facility (AWF) provides grants and expert technical assistance to implement innovative water projects and raise investment for water projects throughout Africa.
WHO and UNICEF established the Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene in 1990, and published regular global updates throughout the Millennium Development Goal period.
In 2008, “The EIB’s Water Sector Lending Policy” set out how the Bank supports EU policy objectives in the water sector.
This tool presented here in an Excel format was designed to evaluate the fulfillment of good corporate governance practices in primarily state owned water and sanitation companies in the region.
This paper proposes the adoption of advanced asset management practices that could help water and wastewater utility operators to improve their competitiveness and become more sustainable in operational terms.
The WFPF mobilizes additional financial and knowledge resources from various development partners to support the Water Financing Program (WFP) implementation.
This initiative seeks to bring the human right of universal access to water and sanitation to fruition and exceed the Millennium Development Goals (now SDGs), focussing on funding on peri-urban and rural areas.
The present study “Review of success stories in urban water utility reform” was commissioned in 2015 as a follow-up to an independent evaluation of SECO’s Corporate Development activities.
World leaders gathering at the UN General Assembly in September 2015 adopted a much-heralded new set of development goals with the worthy aims of lifting communities across the globe out of poverty and improving lives, but 18 months later, new research from the Global Infrastructure Hub has revealed that on current investment trends we will fail, by a wide margin, to meet the electricity and water goals by 2030.
During the period 2016-18, various countries in Latin America have begun monitoring rural water supply service delivery.
In 2015, SECO undertook a Review of Success Stories in Urban Water Utility Reform. Key tables and diagrams from the Review are presented in this document – forming a tool for analysis and dialogue.
Water is fundamental to life and health. By extension it is a prerequisite for realizing other, basic human rights and in the fight against poverty. Innovative partnerships are needed to meet this huge challenge. One of the main challenges in introducing PPPs lies in the proper definition of governance structures for all actors: roles and responsibilities must be assigned and regulatory mechanisms must be established from the outset. The objective of this initiative is to enable optimal use of PPP as one of the options and contribute to the overall performance improvements of water supply and sanitation services.
OECD Checklist for Public Action, the OECD has developed practical guidance organized around 24 OECD principles to help governments and other stakeholders to assess and manage the implications of involving private actors in the financing, development and more.
The Global Infrastructure Hub, a G20 initiative, has today published two reports that reveal an urgent need for infrastructure investment in 10 Compact with Africa countries, and highlight the reforms required to encourage greater investment.
One of the main challenges in introducing PPPs lies in the proper definition of governance structures for all actors.
The economic regulator of the water sector in England and Wales
Although the topic of infrastructure may not attract bold headlines, the reality in many parts of the world is that the inadequate provision of critical infrastructure...
The Technical Cooperation Program aims to finance studies, support actions and other initiatives that facilitate the development and implementation of operations to support the integration of member countries to achieve harmonious and inclusive development.