Financing resource recovery and reuse in developing and emerging economies: enabling environment, financing sources and cost recovery
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Lazurko, Anita; Drechsel, Pay; Hanjra, M. A. 2018. Financing resource recovery and reuse in developing and emerging economies: enabling environment, financing sources and cost recovery. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI). CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems (WLE). 39p. (Resource Recovery and Reuse Series 11) doi: 10.5337/2018.220
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Resource recovery and reuse (RRR) of domestic and agro-industrial waste has the potential to contribute to a number of financial, socioeconomic and environmental benefits. However, despite these benefits and an increasing political will, there remain significant barriers to build the required up-front capital which is discouraging private sector engagement. A systematic analysis and understanding of the enabling environment, public and private funding sources, risk-sharing mechanisms and pathways for cost recovery can help to identify opportunities to improve the viability of RRR solutions. This report looks at regulations and policies that remove disincentives for RRR, public and private funding sources for capital and operational costs, risk mitigation options through blending and structuring finance, and options for operational cost recovery.
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resource recovery; resource management; water reuse; economic development; financing; cost recovery; investment; incentives; market economies; credit policies; developing countries; development policies; regulations; stakeholders; funding; loans; grants; agreements; risk management; public-private cooperation; partnerships; value chain; carbon markets; payment for ecosystem services; state intervention; environmental management; water management; equity; communities; energy recovery
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