Doing More with Less: Smarter Subsidies for Water Supply and Sanitation


Subsidies can be powerful tools in delivering water and sanitation when they are designed in smart and targeted ways and implemented effectively. Governments across the world are pouring money into subsidies, but as new World Bank research shows, that funding often doesn’t flow to those who need it most. This report explores how scarce public resources can be used most effectively to achieve universal delivery of water supply and sanitation services. 

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Publication Date: 
28 Aug 2019
135 pages

Andres, Luis A.

Thibert, Michael

Lombana Cordoba, Camilo

Danilenko, Alexander V.

Joseph, George

Borja-Vega, Christian

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