A bold response is needed to achieve a water-secure world

Water is the most essential human need and is critical for development, growth, andwater_hero resilience.  Clean water, safe sanitation, and good hygiene are necessary for achieving positive health outcomes.

Yet one-quarter of the world’s population – 2 billion people – lack safe drinking water and half – 3.6 billion people – lack safe sanitation.

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Deadline: 08-Apr-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) PPPs

This activity is to support the Government of Senegal to conduct the preliminary assessment of the potential for PPP (i) in the urban transport in the Greater Dakar Area and (ii) in the road sector throughout the country through the rapid assessment of the characteristics of the urban transport sector and the national road networks, existing legal, institutional and administrative framework, current urban transport and road management systems, travel demands, traffic volumes, vehicle fleets, expected traffic growth, etc. It is expected that the result of the assessment will serve to inform government decisions with regard to the development of PPP projects, and as such, will be followed by a more detailed assessment of the financial viability of the candidate projects for implementation. This means the scope of work shall also include recommendations on sequencing and the required actions to strengthen the enabling environment, in order to prepare the field for the next steps.

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