English    Español    Français

Module 2 - 04
Collecting Information

4.1 What types of information are required?
4.2 How is the information collected?
4.3 Who collects the information?
4.4 Using information (what is needed and when?)
4.5 What are the underlying issues to keep in mind?
Further Guidance

Key Questions:

Is the legal and regulatory framework conducive for private sector participation?
What utilities and/or agencies are responsible for various services?
What is the state of the utilities and/or providing agencies?
How do the poor perceive the levels and quality of service?
Does the local private sector have the capacity to provide services?

Related Tools:

01 Starting Out
02 Strategic Planning
03 Planning and Organising
09 Identifying Partners

Preparation Stage – Collecting Information

Further Guidance

Coates, S., Sansom, K.R. and Kaya, S. (2001):

PREPP – Improving utility watsan services to low-income communities. Paper presented at the 27th WEDC Conference, Lusaka, Zambia.

Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (1997):

Guidebook on Private Sector Participation in Water Supply and Sanitation. United Nations: New York

Sansom, K.R., Franceys, R., Njiru, C., Kayaga, S., Coates, S. and Cari, S. (2003):

Servicing all urban consumers –
A marketing approach to water services in low- and middle-income countries; Volume 2: Guidence for managers. Water Engineering and Development Centre, Loughborough Univerity, UK.

The World Bank (1997):

Toolkits for Private Participation in Water and Sanitation. Toolkit 1 and 2.
Weinreich, N.K. (1999): Hands on social marketing –
A Step-by-Step Guide. Sage Publications, London.




  S T A R T P A G E  
  Module 1 - Before PPPs  
  01-Starting Out  
  02-Strategic Planning  
  Module 2 - Preparation Stage  
  03-Planning & Organising  
  04-Collecting Information  
  Module 3 - PPP Development Stage  
  05-Identifying Constraints  
  06-Defining Objectives  
  07-Defing Parameters (Scope)  
  08-Establishing Principles  
  09-Identifying Partners  
  10-Establishing Partnership  
  11-Selecting Options  
  12-Financing (Investment)  
  13-Financing (Cost Recovery)  
  14-Preparing Business Plans  
  15-Regulating the PPP  
  Module 4 - Implementation  
  16-Tendering & Procurement  
  17-Negotiating & Contracting  
  18-Managing PPPs  
  19-Monitoring & Evaluation  
  20-Managing Conflict  
  21-Capacity Development  
  Contact Information