Searching with a thematic focus on Environment, Environment and water, water governance
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- DocumentDevelopment Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 2004This paper summarises BASIS research on the current state of decentralisation processes in Malawi with a focus on water resources.The following specific points and recommendations emerge from the policy review and case study:much will need to be done to draw reforms in Malawi’s environmental sector to people’s attention.Document
Shifting the boundary of the state: the privatization and regulation of water service in metropolitan ManilaCentre on Regulation and Competition, Manchester, 2006This online book explores the privatisation of the Manila Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS). It presents details on how the MWSS privatisation came about and how the regulation of water emerged and evolved.Document
The handshake: why do governments and firms sign private sector participation deals? Evidence from the water and sanitation sector in developing countriesWorld Bank, 2006This paper uses a new dataset, "WATSAN," of private sector participation (PSP) projects for water and sanitation in developing countries to examine the determinants of the number of projects signed for each country between 1990 and 2004.DocumentLaw Environment and Development Journal, 2006This paper explores the implementation of the Maharashtra Groundwater Act in India and evaluates its effectiveness in protecting drinking water sources.Maharashtra is among the few states in India that has enacted and implemented legislation to regulate the use of groundwater.DocumentLaw Environment and Development Journal, 2006This article explains the historical development of the water regime in Indonesia and analyses the position of water rights and human rights to water under Indonesian Constitution.DocumentLaw Environment and Development Journal, 2006This study analyses the impact of customary (informal) laws on water management in Tanzania and shows how they might be used to complement the statutory (formal) laws for management of drinking water in rural Tanzania.Increasing human population, economic development and climatic changes in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) have fuelled water scarcity, hence there is an urgent need for effective water mDocumentPacific Institute, 2005This report provides a framework for urban and rural municipal-level public decision makers to assess the effectiveness of public water systems. It provides practical information and examples about improving the effectiveness of water wastewater, and storm water systems, whether public or private.DocumentInternational Policy Network, 2006This chapter contrasts water policies in Ecuador with those in Chile. The paper argues that following the introduction of a property-rights-based water system, Chile has achieved nearly universal access to water for both urban and rural users, including the poor.DocumentWorld Bank, 2006This paper aims to assist governments in developing countries that are interested in using private participation to help expand access to safe water and sanitation services at reasonable cost.DocumentExpert Group on Development Issues, Department for International Development Cooperation. Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sweden, 2006This paper examines the role of trans-boundary water resource management and cooperation as a tool for preventing broader conflict. It argues that some factors regarding potential contributions to the development of trans-boundary basins have received insufficient attention.