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Privatising Basic Utilities in Sub-Saharan Africa: The MDG Impact

Nov 4, 2015

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.