There is a renewed interest for Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) in the water and sanitation (W&S) sector in the Latin American and Caribbean Region, proof being their increased number. … [Read more...] about Better PPPs: Are today’s PPP models more sustainable?
Sunday November 19th, 2017 will be Toilet Day. Why would we need a Toilet Day?! It is not a celebration day; as per the United Nations, “World Toilet Day is about taking action to reach the 2.4 billion people living without a toilet.” In Latin America and the Caribbean, access to sanitation is one of our greatest challenges: only 22% of the population has access to safely … [Read more...] about Mobilizing the private sector to ensure access to water and sanitation for all
More than half century ago, John F. Kennedy said: “Anyone who can solve the problems of water will be worthy of two Nobel prizes — one for peace and one for science.” Today, despite having a third of the world’s freshwater resources, Latin America and the Caribbean is home to 30 million people without access to clean drinking water, and 100 million without safe sanitation. The … [Read more...] about Untapped Potential: Water, Women and Public-Private Partnerships