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Analysis of Supreme Court water related cases in the Philippines (1901 - 2010) and policy recommendations

Published by: MDG Achievement Fund, UNDP and UNICEF

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This analysis contributed to a three year joint programme (JP) entitled “Enhancing Access to and Provision of Water Services with the Active Participation of the Poor” in the Philippines. The JP aimed to enhance provision of and access to water services of poor communities by filling in gaps in existing water supply delivery programs.

The main output of this project is a digest on jurisprudence in the water supply sector which includes: a) a compilation of relevant Supreme Court decision from 1901 to 2010; and b) a summary of those decisions. The nature of the cases included involve aspects of the water supply sector, including but not limited to, source allocation, investment, operation and regulation, household wastewater and sanitation.

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SDGs Goal 6: Clean water and sanitation
Thematic Area
Water and sanitation
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