Stocktaking of the Water and Sanitation Sector and Private Sector Involvement in Selected African Countries

NEPAD-OECD Africa Investment Initiative Roundtable

24 Pages Posted: 30 May 2008 Last revised: 3 Mar 2009

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Celine Kauffmann

Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Development Centre (DEV)

Edouard Pérard

Sciences Po Paris

Date Written: November 1, 2007

Abstract

Over the last ten years, the issue of private sector participation in water infrastructure has led to highly politicized discussions. This background note aims to respond to the growing need for a dispassionate approach by providing a stocktaking of water and sanitation sector and private sector participation in a selection of 16 Sub-Saharan African countries.

Keywords: Private sector participation, Privatization, Water, Sanitation, Regulation, Africa

JEL Classification: L95, L50, L33, O55, O10

Suggested Citation

Kauffmann, Celine and Perard, Edouard, Stocktaking of the Water and Sanitation Sector and Private Sector Involvement in Selected African Countries (November 1, 2007). NEPAD-OECD Africa Investment Initiative Roundtable, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1125487 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1125487

Celine Kauffmann

Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Development Centre (DEV) ( email )

94, rue Chardon Lagache
Paris, 75775
France

Edouard Perard (Contact Author)

Sciences Po Paris ( email )

27 rue Saint-Guillaume
Paris, 75007
France

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