Privatising Basic Utilities in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Millennium Development Goal Impact

Published on 01 Jan 2007


This policy research brief draws on the findings of a UNDP-supported book to analyse the effects of privatisation on the delivery of water and electricity. It concludes that privatisation has been a widespread failure. This has hampered progress on the Millennium Development Goals for both water and sanitation, and on many other MDGs dependent on energy.

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