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The overarching goal of this study is to establish patterns in the ways poor people in Ghana are accessing and using energy and to identify how changes in the patterns affect the Ghanaian poor.
This study explains why and how the creation of institutionalized citizen engagement will enhance public accountability, performance, and customer responsiveness in the Indian urban water and sanitation sector.
This paper examines the impact of regulation on infrastructure outcomes such as firm profits, reducing opportunistic renegotiation, productivity effects, quality of service, coverage and prices.
This document outlines the discussion about lessons for Karachi surrounding Water and Sanitation (W&S) services reform in large cities and urban areas elsewhere in the world.
One of the main challenges in introducing PPPs lies in the proper definition of governance structures for all actors.
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.
The objective of this study is to was to analyze how processes of social exclusion created barriers to social mobility among the poor in Brazil, the better to identify some policy levers or interventions that could be used to remove those barriers and contribute to more effective poverty alleviation and social inclusion.
The purpose of this brief note is to set out a checklist of issues which need to be considered when assessing the likely economic impact of regulatory reform.
This review is designed to assist the development community and policy makers in other countries who may be contemplating railway privatization.
This report looks into developing policies for Angola in the energy, water, transport and communcations sector in order to enhance the private participation in the rebuilding and development in the countries infrastructure.
This report indicates that although privatization, competitive restructuring, and regulatory reforms improve infrastructure performance, several issues must be considered and conditions met for these measures to achieve their public interest goals.
Modules 1-4 (out of nine modules) of the PPP Manual systematically guide public and private parties through the phases of PPP project preparation for national and provincial governments.
The Toolkit is intended to provide African countries, in summary form, with an overview of the experience to date with railway concessioning in Sub-Saharan Africa.
It is used to guide the implementation of classification management of the environmental impact assessment of the construction project to prevent adverse impacts on the environment.
GI Hub Senior Director for Legal Frameworks and Procurement Policies Mark Moseley gave a presentation at an APEC Business Dialogue aimed at promoting waste management projects being undertaken as Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) in Indonesia.
The authors evaluate successes and failures of a private sector reform in the water sector in the early years of reform, they analyse the impacts of the water reform on individual welfare and perform cost-benefit analysis for the reform.
The author evaluates the strength of the effect that community pressure and pollution charges have on industrial pollution control in China, the author finds that the implicit discharge price is at least as high as the explicit price. In other words, community pressure not only exists, but may be as strong an incentive as the pollution charge is for industrial firms to control pollution in China.
PIMAC, which leads the preparation of pre-feasibility studies in Korea, has prepared sector-specific guidelines for the preparation of pre-feasibility studies in accordance with the General Guidelines for Preliminary Feasibility Studies.
Infrastructure projects to carry out environmental impact assessments to prevent adverse impacts on the environment after project implementation.
The International Labour Organization (ILO) has promoted employment-intensive public and community works programmes as a major means of job creation and poverty alleviation in developing countries.