The If's and the How's of Public Private Partnerships
[Français] If you were a resident of Dakar, Senegal ten years ago, water – or more accurately the lack of it – was a challenge to be confronted on a daily basis. Water shortages were rampant. The utilities that were meant to supply it lacked the resources to meet demand and the money needed to fix the pipes to bring what water there was to households. Then the World Bank got involved. It assisted the government of Senegal by inviting the private sector to invest in and operate the water distribution network.