90 articles about "World Bank"
The country will need to address high unaccounted-for water levels, operating deficits, and an immature regulatory framework if it is to rebuild its water sector in a sustainable way. What role can the international private water community play?
Contractors fight for dominance in DBOs as Panama infrastructure roll-out gathers pace Vol 18, Issue 5 (May 2017)
The nation has become one of the most active procurers of water and wastewater treatment infrastructure in the last 18 months. How long before the momentum loses steam?
Multilaterals provide assistance at the birth of the Indonesian Development Bank Vol 18, Issue 5 (May 2017)
Indonesian PPP financier SMI is absorbing hundreds of millions of dollars from international financing institutions and commercial lenders as it transitions into a national development bank. As facilitator, lender and advisor, its competencies are in high demand.
Global pooled finance initiative for water gets €10m Dutch government backing Vol 18, Issue 5 (May 2017)
A new water financing facility aims to leverage €1 billion of debt finance from local institutional investors. How will it overcome the hurdles which have ended previous attempts to establish sustainable local finance initiatives?
A draft of a Ganga Act, which would legislate on crimes against the river, was handed to the Indian Minister of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation on 12 April.
The re-election of the Ortega administration in November coincides with the country’s push for a new PPP programme. Pending US legislation means the perceived transparency of the election process could limit future inflows from international financial institutions.
World Bank tees up $400m support package for $1.7bn Vietnam water supply project Vol 17, Issue 12 (December 2016)
The Vietnamese Ministry of Construction has rebooted an old plan for large-scale water treatment plants on the Hau and Tien rivers. With the prime minister and the World Bank on board, they may come to fruition, but not in the timeline the MoC wants.
Actionable Asian desal in India, HK and Singapore; SWCC super-sizes desal agenda; Vietnam’s big plans; Florida embraces reuse; Atlantic City gambles with its future; California’s marginal water cost comes down; Chile’s latest pipe dream; all the latest project news from around the world.
The World Bank has invited expressions of interest from consultants relating to a contract to support the Tanzanian Ministry of Works in examining PPP options for urban water and sanitation services.
Sewer services have often proved to be a pipe dream in Africa and other parts of the developing world. Could non-sewer sanitation programmes take their place – and engage the private sector at the same time?