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Structure and dynamics of the unsuccessful concession projects in the water supply and sanitation sector in an international context

Todor Raychev


This article makes analysis of the structure and dynamics of the unsuccessful concession projects in the Water Supply and Sanitation Sector, by regions on a global basis, and covering the period from 1991 to 2016. The purpose is to give an unbiased answer as to the level of performance and respectively - reliability of the concession projects as an alternative, investment and public and private model for public infrastructure development and for improvement of the quality of the public services rendered in the Water Supply and Sanitation Sector. Among the main conclusions that can be drawn from the performed study is that the unsuccessful concession projects in the Water Supply and Sanitation Sector on a global basis tend to permanently decrease in number, and no such projects have been registered over the last 8 years of the research period.


concession, water sector, unsuccessful projects, dynamics, region

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