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Reforming Without Resourcing: The Case of the Urban Water Supply in Zambia

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  • Hulya Dagdeviren

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    (University of Hertfordshire)

  • Simon A. Robertson

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    (University of Hertfordshire)

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I. Introduction Public water supply systems have increasingly been subject to commercialisation or corporatisation in the developing world. This method is sometimes used as a surrogate for privatisation in circumstances where existing systems of provision are unattractive for multinational water companies. By reforming the public sector in the image of independent and self-sufficient private enterprises, the chief aim of commercialisation is to improve the efficiency of operations often associated with the private sector. (...)

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Paper provided by International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth in its series Policy Research Brief with number 8.

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Date of creation: Aug 2008
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Publication status: Published by UNDP - International Poverty Centre, August 2008, pages 1-4
Handle: RePEc:ipc:pbrief:8

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