For many low-income households in the developing world, incomes are highly variable and uncertain. High up-front costs combined with irregular incomes result in unequal access to water, sanitation, and irrigation.
This study provides guidance on pricing policy reform to promote sustainable and socially inclusive water use and management in Vietnam. The study considers investment needs in the water sector, and reviews alternative approaches to water pricing that are likely to generate much-needed financial capital.
In 2017, the Philippines adopted a set of long-term development goals for the country called AmBisyon Natin 2040. Developed through a participatory process, these goals provide overall guidance as well as a target for a series of more specific development plans.
“Ten Actions for Financing Infrastructure” identifies a set of actions to help bridge the financing gap for water infrastructure. The report highlights the innovative operational and practical functions that can contribute to lowering the barriers that remain despite an apparent abundance of capital.