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Urban Water Supply and Sanitation (UWSS) sector in Yemen

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Screening and Identification Process:
UN-Water Conference. Water in the Green Economy in Practice: Towards Rio+20. 3-5 October 2011.

To restructure the UWSS sector to a system composed of several local corporations (LCs) each managed autonomously and independent of the National Water and Sanitation Authority (NWSA) to serve a specific governorate in Yemen.

Technologies and Techniques Implemented:
Support of reform (technical and institutional development, stakeholder participation, community participation, information sharing, and customer relations); decentralization (supervisory boards, assessment of investment needs, setting up organization structure, developing capacity in modern management tools, accounting, human resources management, tariff analysis, asset management and setting up service agreements); public private partnership (PPP)

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