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


  • Hulya Dagdeviren

    () (University of Hertfordshire)

  • Simon A. Robertson

    () (University of Hertfordshire)


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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  • Hulya Dagdeviren & Simon A. Robertson, 2008. "Reforming Without Resourcing: The Case of the Urban Water Supply in Zambia," Policy Research Brief 8, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth.
  • Handle: RePEc:ipc:pbrief:8

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