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Sector organization, governance, and the inefficiency of African water utilities

EugeМЂne Kouassi

Sector organization, governance, and the inefficiency of African water utilities

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Published by Governance, Regulation, and Finance Division, World Bank Institute in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Water utilities -- Africa -- Econometric models.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEugene Kouassi and Antonio Estache.
      SeriesPolicy research working paper ;, 2890, Policy research working papers (Online) ;, 2890.
      ContributionsEstache, Antonio., World Bank Institute. Governance, Regulation, and Finance Division.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.W57
      The Physical Object
      FormatElectronic resource
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3669551M
      LC Control Number2002617217

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Sector organization, governance, and the inefficiency of African water utilities by EugeМЂne Kouassi Download PDF EPUB FB2

SECTOR ORGANIZATION, GOVERNANCE, AND THE INEFFICIENCY OF AFRICAN WATER UTILITIES1 Antonio Estache* The World Bank Institute, and ECARES, Universite Libre de Bruxelles Eugene Kouassi Universite de Codody, and Resource Economics - West Virginia University Keywords: Water utilities, unbalanced panel data, efficiency analysis, stochastic frontier.

Sector Organization, Governance, And The Inefficiency Of African Water Utilities Article (PDF Available) October with 62 Reads How we measure 'reads'. Sector Organization, Governance, and the Inefficiency of African Water Utilities They point to a great heterogeneity in and the inefficiency of African water utilities book African water utilities’ performances, the predominance of constant returns to scale, and the great rate of technological progress.

and Sector organization Inefficiency of African Water Utilities. Published: September https. They point to a great heterogeneity in the African water utilities' performances, the predominance of constant returns to scale, and the great rate of technological progress.

And the inefficiency of African water utilities book the authors show that Sector organization institutional capacity of the country, as well as its governance quality, are significant driving factors in the performance of each by: Downloadable.

The authors analyze the determinants of the efficiency levels reached by twenty one African water utilities. They assess efficiency through the estimation of a production frontier for the sector in Africa.

The efficiency estimates confirm much of the common perceptions from partial productivity indicators. They point to a great heterogeneity in the African water utilities.

Sector organization, governance, and the inefficiency of African water utilities (English) Abstract. The authors analyze the determinants of the efficiency levels reached by twenty one African water utilities.

They assess efficiency through the estimation of a production frontier for the sector in Africa. The efficiency estimates confirm much. Get this from a library. Sector organization, governance, and the inefficiency of African water utilities.

[Eugène Kouassi; Antonio Estache; World Bank Institute. Governance, Regulation, and Finance Division.] -- Estache and Kouassi analyze the determinants of the efficiency levels reached by 21 African water utilities.

They assess efficiency through the estimation of a production frontier. Water Sector Governance in Africa Volume 1 Theory and Practice The Water Partnership Program and the inefficiency of African water utilities book its mission The Water Partnership Program (WPP) promotes effective water management policies and practices at regional and country.

Sector Organization, Governance, and the Inefficiency of African Water Utilities. Policy Research Working Paper Series Policy Research Working Paper Series Washington, DC:. The book is written for experts in water utilities, ministries, municipalities, NGOs, donor agencies, governance companies and regulators; and the inefficiency of African water utilities book well as students and researchers in water policy and.

Estache, Antonio & Kouassi, Eugene, "Sector organization, governance, and the inefficiency of African water utilities," Governance Research Working Paper SeriesThe World Bank.

World Bank, and the inefficiency of African water utilities book Resources Sector Strategy: Strategic Directions for World Bank Engagement," World Bank Publications, The World Bank, numberMarch. Sector organization, governance, and the inefficiency governance African water utilities. Policy research working paper Policy research working paper Washington, DC: World by: 4.

Water utilities have wide and varied responsibilities requiring them to manage a complex set of risks. Though managing risks is an integral part of water utility operations and governance, a formalised capability in risk management has emerged as one of the critical competencies in delivering safe, reliable and cost effective water and sanitation services.

water sector governance assessments for programs and projects in Africa, based on the findings of Volume 1. The Bank is pleased to offer this thought-provoking assessment and the tools developed as a contribution to efforts at improving governance Sector organization Africa’s water sector.

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GOVERNING WATER AND SANITATION IN KENYA: PUBLIC LAW, PRIVATE SECTOR PARTICIPATION AND THE ELUSIVE QUEST FOR A SUITABLE INSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK J. Migai Akech* Paper prepared for the workshop entitled ‘Legal Aspects of Water Sector Reforms’ to be organised in Geneva from 20 to 21 April by the InternationalFile Size: KB.

It provides a synthesised version of the OECD Water Governance Indicator Framework. It is a tool supporting the implementation of the OECD Principles on Water Governance, adopted by the OECD Regional Development Committee in The Water Governance Indicator Framework is conceived as a voluntary self-assessment tool to assess the state ofFile Size: 2MB.

Better Governance Can Turn on Tap for Cleaner, Safer Water. Tunis, 22 November – Poor governance in the water sector prevents millions of Africans from getting clean, safe drinking water and adequate, reliable sanitation, ten years into the 21st century, says a new report by the African Development Bank (AfDB).This situation prevails despite numerous and rigorous technical, financial.

effectiveness of the governance of water boards in South Africa. This was achieved by investigating the current governance of water boards and, inter alia, their linkages to the spheres of government where water services are in dire need. The study was carried out in all South African water boards (n=14) using a quantitative : VM Mmbengwa, R Haines.

Finance for Water Utilities in Africa.” The workshop focused on two financing challenges: to mobilize additional funding resources for development of the water sector; and to ensure that investment results in sustainable service delivery. Case studies of six water utilities were presented at the workshop as well as a survey assessing.

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The Department of Water Affairs (DWA)2 estimates that by South Africa will be classified as chronically water scarce (Muller, d.u.). Climate change is one of the. Africa Water-Sector News & NEPAD Southern African Network of Water Centres of Excellence Strengthening networking, communication and collaboration between institutions that are involved in research and training in the SADC water sector.

These water institutions and governance challenges are resulting in inadequate investments, and millions in South Africa not having access to basic water and sanitation services.

The framework for water sector infrastructure funding models was designed to meet the challenges presented by the. systems of effective water governance are needed that ensure that all sectors of society have equitable, reliable and sustainable access to water. Lack of accountability and transparency Corruption remains one of the least addressed challenges in relation to water File Size: KB.

Electricity Governance Initiative of South Africa The governance of power Shedding a light on the electricity sector in South africa Policymakers, regulators and citizens all over the world are grappling with the challenges of providing access to clean, reliable and affordable electricity.

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At present, about 84% of the Cambodianpopulation lives in rural areas1. Apart from farming activities, they supplementtheir incomes by fishing. Additional data and evidence were harvested from the analysis of water and electricity utilities in all three reports, which enabled a broader perspective on the sector wide variables impacting performance, beyond internal variables for specific utilities.

The two water studies provide guidance on how to provide good quality services to. African Water Journal ii Editor-in-Chief Prof. G.O.P. Obasi, former Secretary General, World Meteorological Organization (WMO), Geneva of the African water sector: Organization (WMO) from 1 January to 31 December died in Abuja, Nigeria on 2 Marchaged 73 years.

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1 IntroductionCited by: Introduction to Water Economics and Governance 5 Southern African countries have GINI index among the highes t in the world (Fig. 1), and this means that elites of rich, well water served people, leave along with the majority of poor that struggle for water and for life (last two columns of Tab.

Fig. 1 Gini_Coefficient_World_CIA_Report_ The high price of inefficiency. By a stark metaphor for the cost of inefficiency. That this water loss costs the country an estimated R7 billion in unrecovered billing (not to mention the Author: Catherine Wijnberg. REGULATION IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN WATER SECTOR WORKSHOP ON REGULATORY FRAMEWORKS FOR CORE ECONOMIC SECTORS Helgard Muller Chief Director: Water Services 17 November 2 BACKGROUND •Water is both a social and economic good •Access to water a human right in terms of the SAFile Size: KB.

Highlights The change in water service delivery in South Africa can be framed as a transition. Tracing the pathway of transition is enhanced through an analysis of power. Equality in the system can be an indicator of acceleration or lock-in. The current water regime has absorbed niche experiments and maintained inequalities.

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Water supply and sanitation in Kenya is characterised by low levels of access to water and sanitation, in particular in urban slums and in rural areas, as well as poor service quality in the form of intermittent water supply.

Seasonal and regional water scarcity exacerbates the difficulty to improve water supply. The Kenyan water sector underwent far-reaching reforms through the Water Act No Sanitation coverage (broad definition):. The Reforms Water Act The Reforms, Water Act zPrinciples of the Act include: zThe Act has clearly differentiated the roles of various actors in the water sector ie the government, public, pp, grivate sector, water resource management and water services.

Kirkpatrick, Parker, and Zhang () use a questionnaire survey on water utilities in Africa, covering 13 countries and 14 utilities that reported private sector involvement, and undertake data envelopment analysis and stochastic cost frontier techniques. These authors do not find strong evidence of performance differences between state-owned Cited by: 7.

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Efficiency can be improved, for example, by growth and vertical integration and may be conditioned by environmental variables, such as customer and output by:. Sector Organization, Governance, and the Inefficiency of African Water Utilities.

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