Searching with a thematic focus on Environment, Environment and water, water governance
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- DocumentThe Kazakhstan Institute for Strategic Studies under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan, 2003This paper analyses the problem of water resource sharing in Central Asia.Document
Comprehensive environmental projects: linking adaptation to climate change, sustainable land use, biodiversity conservation and water managementCentre for Development Cooperation Services, Free University, Amsterdam, 2004This report presents an analysis of the synergies between environmental policies and the development of comprehensive environmental projects.Document
Institutions, politics, and contracts: the privatization attempt of the water and sanitation utility of Lima, PeruGrupo de Analisis para el Desarrollo, Peru, 2002Following severe economic crisis in 1989-90, Peru embarked on a programme of market-oriented structural reforms which included a proposal to privatise the operation of Lima’s water and sewerage utility.DocumentSouth Asia Alliance for Poverty Alleviation, 2003This issue of the SAAPE newsletter covers water privatisation in South Asia.DocumentInternational Water Management Institute, 2003This briefing argues that many Indian water management institutions are failing to live up to their original promise, failing to deliver high-value thinking, insights or perspectives. It demonstrates that by allowing these institutions to stagnate, there is a risk of a loss of a vitally important tool for research and policy making.DocumentPublic Services International Research Unit, PSIRU, 2002This report sets out the main developments and current situation in respect of water privatisation and restructuring in Latin America as at June 2002. It assesses the multinationals active in Latin America; issues of public sector water and resistance; the Argentina crisis; conditionality problems; labour issues; and public finance. It presents developments by country in south and central America.Documentid21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2002Is there too much theorizing about water? Does regarding water as an economic good obscure its cultural, social and symbolic dimensions? Can market forces protect the right of the poor to water?Documentid21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2002The supply of water to towns and cities in many low-income countries is in crisis One much vaunted solution is for private companies to step in. A University of Birmingham research study examined how water supply is organised in some low income countries. The study report identifies a range of supply strategies, each involving different degrees of private involvement.Documentid21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2002Governments tackling economic reforms have to balance pressures from international agencies to curb public spending, with meeting domestic social responsibilities. Most find this adjustment an impossible task. Health and water provision are prime concerns and certainly rate top priority among citizens. Governments make policy but what of people who must live with it? What do consumers want?Documentid21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2002How can costly infrastructure such as water supply systems be made more sustainable? In the past, technocrats have set the design criteria, but how important are political and institutional factors? What costs and charges should policymakers take into consideration? And who else holds a stake in water supply?