WGF Issue Sheet 2 - Anti-Corruption in the Water Sector

Issue Sheet English Authors: UNDP-SIWI Water Governance Facility
Published: January 2000 Publisher: Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI)

Corruption plagues water resources management, water supply and sanitation service provision, hydropower, and irrigation in agriculture. It reduces economic growth, discourages investment, violates human dignity, increases health risks and robs poor people of their livelihoods and their access to water. Yet, the systematic means to prevent and punish corruption in the governance of water are often absent.

Details

Part of program

Water Integrity Programme

Published

January 2000

Keywords

Corruption , Integrity

Focus Areas

Integrity

Language

English