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Private firms and public water : realising social and environmental objectives in developing countries

Author: Nick Johnstone; Libby Wood
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The provision of water and sanitation services in developing countries has traditionally been the preserve of the state, but recently there has been a move towards greater private sector participation (PSP)."
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Private firms and public water.
Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, ©2001
(OCoLC)606472720
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nick Johnstone; Libby Wood
ISBN: 1840645873 9781840645873
OCLC Number: 45008600
Description: ix, 247 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Regulation of social and environmental concerns with increased private sector participation in the provision of water and sanitation / Nick Johnstone, Robert Hearne and Libby Wood --
Water and sanitation in low income neighbourhoods : the scope for service differentiation and decentralised management / Nick Johnstone and Libby Wood --
Private sector participation in water supply and sanitation : realising social and environmental objectives in Buenos Aires / Sergio A. Mazzucchelli, Martín Rodríguez Pardinas and Margarita González Tossi --
Private sector participation in water supply and sanitation : realising social and environmental objectives in Manila / Cristina C. David --
Private sector participation in water supply and sanitation : realising social and environmental objectives in Mexico D.F. / Lilian Saade Hazin --
Private sector participation in water supply and sanitation : realising social and environmental objectives in Abidjan / Aké G.M. N'Gbo.
Other Titles: Realising social and environmental objectives in developing countries
Responsibility: edited by Nick Johnstone and Libby Wood.

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The provision of water and sanitation services (WSS) in developing countries has traditionally been the preserve of the state, but recently there has been a move towards greater private sector  Read more...

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`. . . the book is a useful exposition of some of the problems facing public regulators dealing with PSP in WSS in developing countries. It should be required reading for all working in the area.' -- Read more...

 
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