HDV-27 Water supply and energy services for the poor: Rules make markets

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Publication Title

Water supply and energy services for the poor: Rules make markets

Publication Type

UNDP Human Development Viewpoint

Author(s)

UNDP BDP / Energy and Environment Group

Publication Date

March 2004

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Summary

Market mechanisms and private-sector investment alone will not adequately address the water and energy needs of the poor, nor address environmental externalities, unless specific public policies and regulations are put in place to direct the market. Strong regulatory agencies are needed.

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 HDV27 WaterSupply Energy Services for poor.doc

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