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Private and public - time to work together?
14 December, 2004
Constantine Ogunbiyi looks at the reasons for the perceived success or failure of schemes to attract private sector participation in the power sector, and argues that a new paradigm has to be developed, in which the public and private sectors work together in a partnership in which both commit to investing in the power supply

Lao hydro gets a fresh start
13 October, 2004
Following a six year hiatus as a result of the 1997 financial crisis in Southeast Asia, hydro power development is back on the agenda in Laos, says Tim Sharp

Big lender - Q & A with the World Bank
17 August, 2004
When it comes to investment in the water sector, quality of World Bank lending is just as important as quantity, Alessandro Palmieri tells IWP&DC

Weighing up small hydro
24 June, 2004
A new approach for assessing environmental impact may help to change perceptions of hydro power, says Björn Svensson

World Bank Water Strategy
25 May, 2004
An article in the April 2004 issue of International Water Power & Dam Construction described the World Bank’s new Water Strategy, and discussed, among other things, the reaction of the Bank to the report of the World Commission on Dams. At the request of the World Bank we are printing two parts of that Strategy - first, a summary of the strategy, and second, the part of the strategy that pertains to the Bank’s position on the report of the World Commission on Dams.

On shaky ground
17 February, 2004
Dr Martin Wieland and Dr R Peter Brenner explain why the earthquake safety of many dams should be reassessed, and address the benefits of dam safety programmes

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