Global corruption report 2008 - corruption in the water sector

Corruption affects all aspects of the water sector, from water resources management to drinking water services, irrigation and hydro-power

This report by Transparency International argues that corruption is a cause and catalyst for the water crisis today, wherein more than 1 billion people live with inadequate access to safe drinking water.

Corruption affects all aspects of the water sector, from water resources management to drinking water services, irrigation and hydro-power. In this timely report, scholars and professionals document the impact of corruption in the sector, with case studies from all around the world offering practical suggestions for reform. The first part of the report highlights the corruption in the water sector and includes the following sections:

  • Introducing water and corruption
  • Water resources management
  • Water and sanitation
  • Water for food
  • Water for energy

The second part of the Global Corruption Report 2008 provides a snapshot of corruption-related developments in thirty-five countries from all world regions and is divided into the following sections:

  • Corruption through a national lens
  • Africa and the Middle East
  • Americas
  • Asia and the Pacific
  • Europe and Central Asia

The third part presents summaries of corruption-related research, highlighting innovative methodologies and new empirical findings that help to understand the dynamics of corruption and in devising more effective anti-corruption strategies. This part is divided into the following sections:

  • The big picture: measuring corruption and benchmarking progress in the fight against corruption
  • Sectoral insights: capturing corruption risks and performance in key sectors
  • Understanding the details: investigating the dynamics of corruption

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