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Management options for public toilets in Liuzhou, China (English)

In China, about 40 percent of the country's population resides in its 660 cities, generating 60 percent of its GDP. 15 years from now, more than half of China will live in cities, generating tremendous demand for urban infrastructure. ... See More +

Brief 35752 DEC 01, 2006

Disclosed

Rehabilitating the urban water sector in Cambodia (English)

Between 1998 and 2004, the Urban Water Supply Project supported the turnaround of two water utilities of Cambodia. The Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority (PPWSA) became a financially viable public enterprise operation under commercial law. 750,000 people gained access to water supply services in Phnom Penh. ... See More +

Brief 35757 MAR 01, 2006

Disclosed

Urban water sector reform in Senegal : innovative contract design to expand services to the poor (English)

In the 1990s, Senegal undertook major reforms of its urban water supply and sanitation (WSS) sector. The World Bank, which has been providing support to the Senegalese water sector for many years, assisted this reform through an IDA credit. ... See More +

Brief 38317 MAR 01, 2006

Disclosed

Reaching the poor through sustainable partnerships : the slum sanitation program in Mumbai, India (English)

In December 2003, the Bombay Sewage Disposal Project (BSDP) was completed. It was supported by a $192 million blended IBRD/IDA loan. The Slum Sanitation Program (SSP) component of the BDSP provided sanitation services for over a quarter of a million slum dwellers, achieved through a large scale construction of community toilet blocks. ... See More +

Brief 35756 MAR 01, 2006

Disclosed

Promoting rural sanitation and hygiene in Morocco (English)

In rural provinces in Morocco, sanitation coverage is low compared to the relatively high standards of social development. To address these issues the Moroccan government has developed the Rural Water and Sanitation Project for which the Bank has provided a $60 million IBRD loan. ... See More +

Brief 35760 MAR 01, 2006

Disclosed

A demand driven approach in service delivery : the community water and sanitation program in Ghana (English)

In 2000, the Second Community Water and Sanitation Project (CWSP2) was initiated with support of a World Bank IDA credit of US$21.9 million. The project built on lessons learned from the first Community Water and Sanitation Project (CWSP1,) and adopted a large-scale decentralization approach in the planning, implementation and management of water supply and sanitation (WSS) services in Ghana. ... See More +

Brief 35754 MAR 01, 2006

Disclosed

Visible service improvements facilitate reforms in town water supply : PRAGUAS in Ecuador (English)

In 2001, the government of Ecuador with financing from the Bank started assisting municipalities, and local communities to carry out the Rural and Small Town Water Supply and Sanitation Project (PRAGUAS). ... See More +

Brief 35808 MAR 01, 2006

Disclosed

Local solutions improve water supply and sanitation services in colombia (English)

The government of Colombia has been a pioneer in adopting sound water sector policies. It was among the forerunners of decentralization. It established a legal framework that clearly separates service provision from policy making, thus allowing private sector participation. ... See More +

Brief 35805 MAR 01, 2006

Disclosed

The management contract in Gaza (English)

In 1996 the Bank provided a US$25 million credit to the West Bank Gaza for the Palestinian Water Authority (PWA) in the Gaza Strip. The project supported the award of a performance based management contract, the establishment of an operating investment fund, and technical assistance to PWA. ... See More +

Brief 35809 MAR 01, 2006

Disclosed

Hygiene and low cost sanitation improvement for the urban poor in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia (English)

Over 900,000 people in peri-urban areas (called Ger districts) in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, lack basic infrastructure services. Since 1997, the Bank has supported the Government of Mongolia to improve services to Ger dwellers. ... See More +

Brief 35806 MAR 01, 2006

Disclosed

Community participation and low cost technology : bringing water supply and sanitation to Brazil's urban poor (English)

From 1988 to 1996, the PROSANEAR project supported the scaling up of a new approach to delivering water supply and sanitation (WSS) services to the urban poor in Brazil. ... See More +

Brief 35758 MAR 01, 2006

Disclosed

Reaching out to remote communities : the Yemen Social Fund for Development (English)

Throughout the years the World Bank has played a leading role in assisting Yemen towards development. In 1997, the Social Fund for Development (SFD) was established with an IDA credit of US$ 30 million. ... See More +

Brief 35753 FEB 28, 2006

Disclosed

The World Bank's increased focus on basic sanitation and hygiene (English)

The Bank support to sanitation was mostly focused on urban sewage and wastewater treatment in middle income countries. Following the inclusion of basic sanitation access into the Millennium Development Goals, the Bank not only boosted its sanitation lending, but it increased its focus on on-site sanitation and hygiene promotion. ... See More +

Brief 35751 JAN 01, 2006

Disclosed

Water supply and sanitation lending : volume rises, quality remains high (English)

Financial support provided by the World Bank to the water supply and sanitation (WSS) sector in developing countries rose to $1.8 billion in fiscal year 2005, which ended June 30. ... See More +

Brief 33506 SEP 01, 2005

Disclosed

Scaling up support to water supply and sanitation in Ethiopia (English)

The National Water Supply and Sanitation Program is altering the way the water supply and sanitation (WSS) business is conducted in Ethiopia. The Program sustainably improves WSS access by focusing on capacity building at all levels and allocates limited government resources to where they will have the greatest impact. ... See More +

Brief 33505 AUG 01, 2005

Disclosed

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Management options for public toilets in Liuzhou, China (English)
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DEC 01, 2006 35752 Brief
Rehabilitating the urban water sector in Cambodia (English)
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MAR 01, 2006 35757 Brief
Urban water sector reform in Senegal : innovative contract design to expand services to the poor (English)
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MAR 01, 2006 38317 Brief
Reaching the poor through sustainable partnerships : the slum sanitation program in Mumbai, India (English)
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MAR 01, 2006 35756 Brief
Promoting rural sanitation and hygiene in Morocco (English)
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MAR 01, 2006 35760 Brief
A demand driven approach in service delivery : the community water and sanitation program in Ghana (English)
See More +
MAR 01, 2006 35754 Brief
Visible service improvements facilitate reforms in town water supply : PRAGUAS in Ecuador (English)
See More +
MAR 01, 2006 35808 Brief
Local solutions improve water supply and sanitation services in colombia (English)
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MAR 01, 2006 35805 Brief
The management contract in Gaza (English)
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MAR 01, 2006 35809 Brief
Hygiene and low cost sanitation improvement for the urban poor in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia (English)
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MAR 01, 2006 35806 Brief
Community participation and low cost technology : bringing water supply and sanitation to Brazil's urban poor (English)
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MAR 01, 2006 35758 Brief
Reaching out to remote communities : the Yemen Social Fund for Development (English)
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FEB 28, 2006 35753 Brief
The World Bank's increased focus on basic sanitation and hygiene (English)
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JAN 01, 2006 35751 Brief
Water supply and sanitation lending : volume rises, quality remains high (English)
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SEP 01, 2005 33506 Brief
Scaling up support to water supply and sanitation in Ethiopia (English)
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AUG 01, 2005 33505 Brief