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1 October 2003

[PDF] Are the debates on water privatization missing the point? Experiences from Africa, Asia and Latin America

Author: Jessica Budds, doctoral candidate in Geography & Environment at Univ. of Oxford, & Gordon McGranahan, director of Human Settlements Programme, Intl. Institute for Environment & Development, in Environment & Urbanization journal

This paper has two principal aims: first, to unravel some of the arguments mobilized in the controversial privatization debate, and second, to review the scale and nature of private sector provision of water and sanitation in Africa, Asia and Latin...

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1 June 2003

Water, Land, and Labour: The Impacts of Forced Privatization in Vulnerable Communities

Author: Halifax Initiative Coalition & Social Justice Committee

The World Bank and the IMF have used their considerable power to force countries to privatize natural and public resources. This report documents some of the impacts, ranging from reduced access to essential services, loss of jobs and increased...

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27 May 2003

Stop Privatizing Water, NGOs Tell Developed Countries

Author: Jim Lobe, OneWorld.net

More than 100 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from around the world have issued an "Evian Water Challenge" to leaders of the Group of Eight (G8) major industrial nations that will meet next week in Evian, France, demanding that they stop...

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