By George Trevor Keith Pitman
This record evaluates the area Bank's implementation event of the 1993 Water assets administration coverage (Operational coverage 4.07) to figure out the relevance and effectiveness of the realm Bank's total water operations for its debtors. It assesses the level to which the problems pointed out within the instruction rfile Water assets Management-A global financial institution coverage Paper (1993) were carried out through global financial institution Operations. This file additionally makes strategies for making improvements to international financial institution coverage and technique within the water region.
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5), but it is too soon to judge outcomes. 6 Increasing poverty analysis and establishing institutional mechanisms to target the poor and monitor impacts of Bank investments on poverty enhanced the focus on poverty alleviation through water operations. But substantial room remains for targeting the poor and vulnerable populations within water sector operations. Of most concern across the Bank is the scant attention given to the direct impact of these operations on the poor. Overall Project Design Has Been Improving The quality of water operations at approval is generally better than the quality of all other Bank investments, according to QAG data, but with some deficiencies.
The 1997 MNA Regional Water Policy Initiative is a partnership with the European Union (EU) and the European Investment Bank. The Africa Region hosted the Africa Water Resources Management Policy Conference in Nairobi (May, 1999), leading stakeholders to establish an African Water Resources Forum to exchange knowledge among African professionals and practitioners. The Council of Ministers of Water Affairs of the Nile Basin has asked the World Bank and its partners to organize and host a consultative group-the International Consortium for Cooperation on the Nile-that will seek coordinated and transparent support for cooperative projects in the Nile Basin.
Because irrigation Subsectoral Compliance with Strategy Elements Is Mixed the Subsector Water services management and regulation W Water service organizations Finance and subsidies Water service charges Water resources management and regulation Water service policy Disadvantaged groups 1 * _ Water resources policy _ 0% 20 WR&SM * 20% 40% 60% Percent of projects substantially responsive WSS I&D 80% The Water Strategy Has Been Only Partially Implemented uses more than three-quarters of the developing world's water resources, this is a cause for concern.
Bridging Troubled Waters: Assessing the World Bank Water Resources Strategy by George Trevor Keith Pitman