The Role of Intermediaries in Inclusive Water and Sanitation Services for Informal Settlements in Asia and the Pacific

Publication | December 2023
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In the Asia and Pacific region, accessing clean water and sanitation is a constant challenge for residents of informal settlements. Informal service providers, or intermediaries, have emerged in response to this significant essential service gap.

Price
  • US$30.00 (paperback)

This publication examines good practices particularly those involving intermediaries—social enterprises, the private sector, and nongovernment organizations—in delivering water and sanitation services in informal settlements, and their potential for expansion. It presents case studies from Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, and the Philippines. The learning is intended to encourage governments, water supply and sanitation utilities, and development financing institutions to incorporate intermediary service providers as valuable partners in large-scale, sustainable investments in water and sanitation service delivery.

Contents

  • Introduction
  • Overview of the Informal Sector
  • Approaches to Improving Informal Water and Sanitation Services
  • Case Studies of Intermediaries in Sanitation and Water Supply
  • Planning Investment Projects that Include Informal Settlements
  • Summary
  • Appendixes

Additional Details

Type
Subjects
  • Urban development
  • Water
  • Sanitation
Countries
  • Bangladesh
  • Cambodia
  • India
  • Nepal
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Philippines
Pages
  • 74
Dimensions
  • 8.5 x 11
SKU
  • TIM230619-2
ISBN
  • 978-92-9270-584-8 (print)
  • 978-92-9270-585-5 (electronic)
  • 978-92-9270-586-2 (ebook)

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