The Environmental Implications of Privatization: Lessons for Developing Countries (World Bank Discussion Papers)

The Environmental Implications of Privatization: Lessons for Developing Countries (World Bank Discussion Papers) by Magda Lovei, Bradford S. Gentry epub pdf fb2

Title: The Environmental Implications of Privatization: Lessons for Developing Countries (World Bank Discussion Papers)
Author: Magda Lovei, Bradford S. Gentry
ISBN10: 0821350064
ISBN13: 978-0821350065
Publisher: World Bank Publications (April 1, 2002)
Language: English
Subcategory: Engineering
Size PDF: 1676 kb
Size Fb2: 1706 kb
Rating: 4.0/5
Votes: 526
Pages: 104 pages
Other Format: docx mobi lrf txt

The Environmental Implications of Privatization: Lessons for Developing Countries (World Bank Discussion Papers) by Magda Lovei, Bradford S. Gentry


pdf epub fb2 djvu



Governments have increasingly come to recognize the economic potential and fiscal advantages of privatization. Privatization, under the right conditions, can also yield environmental benefits and contribute to sustainable development.This report contains a number of case studies which highlight the lessons learned about the environmental implications of privatization. It stresses that privatization offers an opportunity for making strategic decisions with longer-term impacts. This report also emphasizes that integrating environmental and social considerations into the privatization process leads to more sustainable outcomes. It also recommends strategies toward building on the positive linkages between privatization and environmental protection.