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Creating benefits from cooperation in shared water resources : Lesotho's highlands water project phases IA and IB (English)

The Kingdom of Lesotho is land-locked country surrounded by the Republic of South Africa. It is one of the world's poorest countries, with a population of about 2.1 million. ... See More +

Brief 57772 DEC 01, 2008

Disclosed

Improving coastal water quality through basin management : China's Hai Basin Integrated Water and Environment Management Project (English)

The Bo Hai Sea is a semi-enclosed international sea located in the northwest corner of the yellow sea. It has globally important ecological resources and provides significant fishery benefits to China, North and South Korea, Japan, and Taiwan. ... See More +

Brief 46238 OCT 01, 2008

Disclosed

Water user associations as an essential component of irrigation reform : Kyrgyz Republic's first and second on-farm irrigation projects (English)

With the collapse of the Soviet Union and the subsequent independence of the Kyrgyz Republic in 1991, the country's agricultural sector experienced a serious crisis. ... See More +

Brief 46232 OCT 01, 2008

Disclosed

Technical and institutional modernization of irrigated agriculture : Peru's Irrigation Sub-sector Project and Irrigation Sub-sector Supplemental Project (English)

The objectives of the Irrigation Sub-sector Project and its Supplemental Project were to support the institutional and technical modernization of irrigated agriculture in La Costa. ... See More +

Brief 46234 OCT 01, 2008

Disclosed

Integrated water resources management in a water-scarce region : Tunisia's First Water Sector Investment Project (English)

The first objective of the Water Sector Investment Project was to promote effective integrated water resource management by establishing and implementing a sound institutional framework and sector reform measures for demand management (revised tariff policy, new institutional arrangements); ensuring the capacity of the government, WUAs, and private operators to efficiently manage resources; and facilitating real time management of surface and groundwater. ... See More +

Brief 46240 OCT 01, 2008

Disclosed

Reducing emissions and helping balance environmental flows with support from the Prototype Carbon Fund : Chile's Chacabuquito Small Hydropower Project (English)

Hydropower is a renewable low carbon source of electricity and an important component in reducing greenhouse gas emissions from energy production. ... See More +

Brief 46230 OCT 01, 2008

Disclosed

Innovations in rural water supply and irrigation : Vietnam's Mekong Delta Water Resources Project (English)

The Mekong Delta in southeastern Vietnam is a rural area of approximately 39,000 km covered predominantly by rice fields. In the mid-1990s, the agriculture sector in the delta accounted for nearly 30 percent of the country's gross domestic product and more than 80 percent of the rice exports, helping to make Vietnam one of the largest exporters of rice. ... See More +

Brief 46233 OCT 01, 2008

Disclosed

Innovative approaches to ecosystem restoration : Kazakhstan's Syr Darya Control and Northern Aral Sea First Phase Project (English)

Until the 1960s, the Aral Sea was the world's fourth-largest lake. Shared by five Central Asian countries (Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, and the Kyrgyz Republic) the Aral Sea basin supported a vibrant economy, with many people relying on fishing and agriculture for their livelihoods. ... See More +

Brief 46236 OCT 01, 2008

Disclosed

Rehabilitating water infrastructure in conflict areas : Iraq's Dokan and Derbandikhan Emergency Hydropower Project (English)

The Dokan and Derbandikhan hydropower plants are the two largest power plants in the Kurdistan Regional Governorate of Iraq. Both connect to the national power grid and each plant is part of a multipurpose scheme for electrical power production and irrigation. ... See More +

Brief 46231 OCT 01, 2008

Disclosed

Hydropower investments for developing a stable regional energy market : Bosnia and Herzegovina's Infrastructure Rehabilitation Support Project (English)

In 2005, seven countries of South East Europe instituted the Energy Community of South East Europe (ECSEE) in an effort to regionally integrate the energy market and so to address the inefficiencies of isolated national markets. ... See More +

Brief 46229 OCT 01, 2008

Disclosed

Innovative water resource conservation measures : the North China Plain Water Conservation Project (English)

The North China Plain is one of the most densely populated regions in the world, encompassing the capital Beijing, many other important industrial cities, and on the coastal edge, commercial ports. ... See More +

Brief 46237 OCT 01, 2008

Disclosed

Creating an integrated water resource management system : Mexico's Water Resources Management Project (English)

During the past several decades, the demands placed on Mexico's water resources increased dramatically largely due to rapid population growth. ... See More +

Brief 46239 OCT 01, 2008

Disclosed

Increasing agricultural productivity through improved drainage : Egypt's national drainage projects I and II (English)

Egypt's agriculture sector provides more than a third of national employment. Almost two-thirds of the poor live in rural areas and are primarily dependent on agriculture and related industries for survival. ... See More +

Brief 46235 OCT 01, 2008

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

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 International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD)/International Development Association (IDA) loan. ... See More +

Brief 46187 MAR 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 46191 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 International Development Association (IDA) credit. ... See More +

Brief 46186 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 World Bank, started assisting municipalities and local communities to carry out the Rural and Small Town Water Supply and Sanitation Project (PRAGUAS). ... See More +

Brief 46226 MAR 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

The management contract in Gaza (English)

In 1996 the World 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 46228 MAR 01, 2006

Disclosed

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Creating benefits from cooperation in shared water resources : Lesotho's highlands water project phases IA and IB (English)
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DEC 01, 2008 57772 Brief
Improving coastal water quality through basin management : China's Hai Basin Integrated Water and Environment Management Project (English)
See More +
OCT 01, 2008 46238 Brief
Water user associations as an essential component of irrigation reform : Kyrgyz Republic's first and second on-farm irrigation projects (English)
See More +
OCT 01, 2008 46232 Brief
Technical and institutional modernization of irrigated agriculture : Peru's Irrigation Sub-sector Project and Irrigation Sub-sector Supplemental Project (English)
See More +
OCT 01, 2008 46234 Brief
Integrated water resources management in a water-scarce region : Tunisia's First Water Sector Investment Project (English)
See More +
OCT 01, 2008 46240 Brief
Reducing emissions and helping balance environmental flows with support from the Prototype Carbon Fund : Chile's Chacabuquito Small Hydropower Project (English)
See More +
OCT 01, 2008 46230 Brief
Innovations in rural water supply and irrigation : Vietnam's Mekong Delta Water Resources Project (English)
See More +
OCT 01, 2008 46233 Brief
Innovative approaches to ecosystem restoration : Kazakhstan's Syr Darya Control and Northern Aral Sea First Phase Project (English)
See More +
OCT 01, 2008 46236 Brief
Rehabilitating water infrastructure in conflict areas : Iraq's Dokan and Derbandikhan Emergency Hydropower Project (English)
See More +
OCT 01, 2008 46231 Brief
Hydropower investments for developing a stable regional energy market : Bosnia and Herzegovina's Infrastructure Rehabilitation Support Project (English)
See More +
OCT 01, 2008 46229 Brief
Innovative water resource conservation measures : the North China Plain Water Conservation Project (English)
See More +
OCT 01, 2008 46237 Brief
Creating an integrated water resource management system : Mexico's Water Resources Management Project (English)
See More +
OCT 01, 2008 46239 Brief
Increasing agricultural productivity through improved drainage : Egypt's national drainage projects I and II (English)
See More +
OCT 01, 2008 46235 Brief
Management options for public toilets in Liuzhou, China (English)
See More +
DEC 01, 2006 35752 Brief
Reaching the poor through sustainable partnerships : the slum sanitation program in Mumbai, India (English)
See More +
MAR 01, 2006 46187 Brief
Rehabilitating the urban water sector in Cambodia (English)
See More +
MAR 01, 2006 46191 Brief
Urban water sector reform in Senegal : innovative contract design to expand services to the poor (English)
See More +
MAR 01, 2006 46186 Brief
Visible service improvements facilitate reforms in town water supply : PRAGUAS in Ecuador (English)
See More +
MAR 01, 2006 46226 Brief
Rehabilitating the urban water sector in Cambodia (English)
See More +
MAR 01, 2006 35757 Brief
The management contract in Gaza (English)
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MAR 01, 2006 46228 Brief