Publication: Private Water Projects at a New Peak in 2007, But Investment Levels Low
This note states that in 2007, 14 low- and middle-income countries implemented at least 62 water projects with private participation, according to just-released data from the Private Participation in Infrastructure Project Database. These projects accounted for more than US$3.2 billion in investment commitments. In addition, a combined electricity and water project was implemented, representing investment of US$600 million. The number of new projects involving the private sector returned to the peak of 2005, while annual investment commitments grew by 18 percent, though from a low level in 2006.
“World Bank. 2008. Private Water Projects at a New Peak in 2007, But Investment Levels Low. PPI Data Update; Note No. 9. © Washington, DC. http://openknowledge.worldbank.org/entities/publication/d41dbc6e-929b-5ab9-bc5a-ecf314254882 License: CC BY 3.0 IGO.”