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The Impact of Water on the Poor

The Impact of Water on the Poor
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB). January 2004
  • This summary report extracts key messages from an impact evaluation study (IES) on Water Supply and Sanitation Projects in Selected Developing Member Countries. The study focused on the level of improvement in water availability for different user groups, the economic and social impact of improved water availability on the poor, policies relating to tariffs, supply alternatives, and institutional arrangements, and solutions to common problems based on best practices.
  • Geographical coverage: Asia
  • Main themes: Cost recovery, Financing, Nonrevenue water, Poverty, Poverty reduction, Water conservation
  • Main target audience: Development agencies, Policy makers, Project planners, Water managers, Water operators
  • Main purpose: Impact evaluation
  • Type of resource: Assessment report, Good practices, Key messages, Lessons learned, Survey results
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Published in 2015