Title: Designing Pro-Poor Water and Sewer Concessions: Early Lessons from Bolivia

Languages: English

Type: Document

Region: Latin America and Caribbean

Country: Global / Non-Specific

Sectors: Water and Sanitation

Topics: Pro-poor

Keywords: Water supply and sewerage system


Document Details:

In this document, the author explains how the design of laws and regulations, bidding process, and contract play an important role in the results of a private participation in infrastructure. The Author conducts a study on concessions for water and sewer services in La Paz and El Alto, and illustrates how the service coverage is directly affected by the provisions established under the concession framework. The author also suggests improving private sector performance by enforcing well-defined contractual arrangements between the government and private sector participants.

Updated: June 3, 2021