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Social Policy, Regulation and Private Sector Participation in Water Supply (Social Policy in a Development Context)

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social issues,
  • Social welfare & social services,
  • Water industries,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Development - Economic Development,
  • Environmental - Water Supply,
  • Business & Economics / Economic Development

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10194411M
ISBN 100230520820
ISBN 109780230520820

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This book presents the results of an UNRISD research project on “Social policies and private sector participation in the water supply”. Seven country studies were undertaken for the purpose of our study. These were: Brazil, Burkina Faso, Colombia, Great Britain, France, Hungary, and Malaysia. All . Private sector participation in the water industry is an emotional and controversial topic. During the s, policy makers were made to believe that the private sector, along with appropriate regulation, would bring additional investment, increase efficiency and expand coverage, hence solving problems of the lethargic public utilities. Get this from a library! Social policies and private sector participation in water supply: beyond regulation. [Naren Prasad;] -- Private sector participation in the water industry is an emotional and controversial topic. During the s, policy makers were made to believe that the private sector, along with appropriate. Private sector participation in the water industry is an emotional and controversial topic. During the s, policy makers were made to believe that the private sector, along with appropriate Author: Naren Prasad.

Downloadable! This paper investigates the impact of PSP on the poor in the Colombian water sector in terms of access, continuity of service and affordability. Overall, the results indicate that PSP in the Colombian water sector has had a strong and positive impact on the poor as far as continuity of service is concerned; which is crucial for effective water supply to the poor.   Social Policies and Private Sector Participation in Water Supply: Beyond Regulation, part of the UNRISD/Palgrave Macmillan series Social Policy in a Development Context, investigates social policies designed to provide affordable access to safe water to determine if the policies are developmental, democratic and socially inclusive. This book.   Social Policies and Private Sector Participation in Water Supply Beyond Regulation (Social Policy in a Development Conte. management contracts. Further, participation in Africa has been a fraction of that in Asia and Latin America. Figure 1: Private sector involvement in water supply by region (). Source: World Bank in Bakker () Figure 2: Private sector involvement in water supply, number of projects and total investment (

Expanding and maintaining this infrastructure presents a major challenge for many countries. This chapter presents some of the issues surrounding private sector participation (PSP) in the water supply sector and presents the results of a research project on ‘Social Policy, Regulation and Private Sector Involvement in the Water Supply’. Reynaud, A. () Social Policy, Regulation and the Private Sector in Water Supply: France Case Study, Report for the UNRISD (Geneva: UNRISD). Le service d'eau potable en France de à Book. The intention of this paper is to investigate how private sector participation (PSP) in the water supply industry impacts upon the poverty related issues of equity, access and affordability and how social policies are designed to help the poor. We. Get this from a library! Social Policies and Private Sector Participation in Water Supply: Beyond Regulation. [Naren Prasad;].