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Advocacy guide to private sector involvement in water services

A guide outlining how NGOs can effectively engage in water policy reform processes that involve the private sector

2003

Approximately one billion people lack access to safe water. Some 2.4 billion lack access to basic sanitation. WaterAid and Tearfund – in response to this human rights crisis – conducted research into whether the involvement of private international water companies in lower-income nations benefitted people living in poverty. One of the main findings of this research was the need for community-based organisations, NGOs, and civil society to become more involved in advocacy work, especially on government-led reforms involving the private sector.

This guide was produced in response to the findings in WaterAid and Tearfund's report.

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