12 September 2019

Pro-Poor Policy and Regulatory Reform of Water and Energy Supply Services

Written by Asian Development Bank
Developed by Asian Development Bank
12 September 2019
This brief describes how pro-poor approaches go beyond macro-level efforts at poverty reduction; th ey target particular activities and populations in relation to energy and water supply. The brief outlines what pro-poor policy is and what it seeks out to accomplish, how the poor can benefit from this policy, how the poor access water and energy services, how we can ensure affordability for water and energy as well as the role of the regulator.