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- DocumentInternational Development Department, University of Birmingham, 2006This report, from a series of country studies commissioned by the UK Department for International Development, examines non-state providers (NSPs) of health, education, water and sanitation in Bangladesh. Bangladesh has an unusually large non-government organisation (NGO) sector with an estimated 22,000 organisations.Document
Governance and getting the private sector to provide better water and sanitation services to the urban poorHuman Settlements Programme, 2006This working paper examines issues related to the governance of private sector water and sanitation services.The author reviews a number of related issues, including:urban water and sanitation issues and the Millennium Development Goalsmisleading controversies over private versus public provision of water and sanitationthe principles of water governance and the dangers of promotDocumentPolicy Research Working Papers, World Bank, 2005Dissatisfied with centralised approaches to delivering local public services, a large number of countries are decentralising responsibility for these services to lower- level, locally elected governments, with mixed results.DocumentHuman Development Report Office, UNDP, 2006For 2006 the UN's Human Development Report focuses on global access to clean water and sanitation.DocumentDéveloppement, Institutions & Analyses de Long terme, 2006Since 2000, water and sanitation services in Manaus, the capital city of the Brazilian state of Amazonas, have been managed by a private operator.DocumentBundesministerium fur wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung, 2006This position paper sets out the policy framework and aims of the German development cooperation in the area of transboundary water cooperation and defining the position of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).The paper describes the international legal framework regarding water cooperation, outlines BMZ policy and priority action areas, and offers some of the lesDocumentFridtjof Nansen Institute, 2006This report assesses the achievements of the Mekong River Commission, an organisation where Thailand, Lao PDR, Cambodia and Vietnam cooperate about the Mekong River which runs through all four. This study is concerned with international river management.Document
Towards co-management of hydro-agricultural infrastructure: lessons learnt from the Prey Nup project in CambodiaGroupe de recherche et d'échanges technologiques, 2006Numerous public hydro-agricultural infrastructures around the world are in crisis. Many are now in agreement that combining the rehabilitation of infrastructures with the transfer of responsibility for these infrastructures to farmers’ organisations is the way forward.DocumentWater and Environmental Health at London and Loughborough, 2006This briefing provides evidence to demonstrate how women's empowerment and the improvement of water supply, sanitation facilities and hygiene practice are linked.It highlights some of the benefits of placing women and their concerns at the centre of decision-making about such interventions:improved levels of service and better health outcomes when women are involved in planning and manaDocumentWorld Business Council for Sustainable Development, 2006The scenarios presented in this report offer three stories about the role of business in relation to the growing issue of water in the world. These stories attempt to bring to life a limited number of alternative future environments that will challenge economic viability and social legitimacy.