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Tariff Hikes with Low Investment: The Story of the Urban Water Sector in Zambia

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  • Hulya Dagdeviren

    () (University of Hertfordshire)

  • Degol Hailu

    () (UNDP SURF)

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According to current estimates, the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) of halving the 1.1 billion people without access to safe drinking water by 2015 will only be achieved by 2040, especially in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Why will it take this long? Because tariffs are unaffordable and investments in infrastructure are extremely low. (...)

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  • Hulya Dagdeviren & Degol Hailu, 2008. "Tariff Hikes with Low Investment: The Story of the Urban Water Sector in Zambia," One Pager 57, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth.
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    1. Degol Hailu & Rafael Guerreiro Osorio & Raquel Tsukada, 2009. "Privatisation and Renationalisation: What Went Wrong in Bolivia?s Water Sector?," Working Papers 58, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth.

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