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These works, among others, may be helpful to Applicants as background information.

Inclusion of a work in this bibliography does not imply that the approaches and ideas in the work might constitute a good solution for the Dreampipe Challenge.

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Resource 1

Baietti, A. and Raymond, P. 2005. “Financing Water Supply and Sanitation Investments: Utilizing Risk Mitigation Instruments to Bridge the Financing Gap.” Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Board Discussion Paper. World Bank.


Resource 2

Center for Global development and Social Finance. 2013. “Investing in Social Outcomes: Development Impact Bonds.” Report of the Development Impact Bond Working Group.


Resource 3

Econoler. 2011. “IFC Energy Service Company Market Analysis.” Final Report, Revised.


Resource 4

Ellis, J. 2010. “Energy Service Companies (ESCOs) in Developing Countries.” International Institute for Sustainable Development.


Resource 5

Energy Efficiency Financial Institutions Group. 2015. “Appendix 5.3. EEFIG Assessment of Selected Financial Instruments” in “Energy Efficiency – The First Fuel for the EU Economy: How to Drive New Finance for Energy Efficiency Investments.” EC and UNEP FI. Final report.


Resource 6

Farley, M., et al. 2008. “The Manager’s Non-Revenue Water Handbook: A Guide to Understanding Water Losses.” Ranhill Utilities Berhad and USAID.


Resource 7

Frauendorfer, R. and Liemberger, R. 2010. “The Issues and Challenges of Reducing Non-Revenue Water.” Asian Development Bank.


resource 8

GO Associados. 2013. “Manual for Performance-Based Contracting by Water Utility Companies in Brazil.” Prepared for International Finance Corporation (IFC).


resource 9

Kingdom, B., Liemberger, R., and Marin, P. 2006. “The Challenge of Reducing Non-Revenue Water in Developing Countries. How the Private Sector Can Help: a Look at Performance-based Service Contracting.” World Bank and PPIAF.


Resource 10

Marin, P. 2009. “Public-Private Partnerships for Urban Water Utilities. A Review of Experiences in Developing Countries.” World Bank and PPIAF.


Resource 11

Planning and Development Collaborative with George Peterson (Urban Institute). 2003. “Innovations and Solutions for Financing Water and Sanitation: Background Paper.” PADCO.


Resource 12

Trémolet, S. 2010. “Innovative Financing Mechanisms for the Water Sector.” OECD.


Resource 13

Winpenny, J. 2003. “Financing Water for All.” Report of the World Panel on Financing Water Infrastructure.


Resource 14

World Bank. 2010. “Sections VI, V and VI” in “Procurement of Performance-Based Leakage Reduction and Management Services (Output-Based Service Contract).” Sample Bidding Document. PPP in Infrastructure Resource Center for Contracts, Law, and Regulations (PPPIRC).