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Generating ideas for the essay

Look at the essay question again.

“Evaluate the success or failure of the World Bank’s approach to promoting water privatisation in the global south.”

Here are some questions that you may have thought of:

  • What is water privatisation?

  • Why is water being privatised?

  • What is the World Bank’s role in water privatisation?

  • With respect to water privatisation, is the situation in the global south different to the rest of the world? If so, why?

  • What is the World Bank’s approach to promoting water privatisation in the global south?

  • Who are the stakeholders?

  • Who have been impacted by the water privatisation?

  • How successful has the World Bank’s approach been?

  • What has failed?

  • What needs to be done?

You may know the answer to some of these questions, but it is likely that you will have to do some reading to find the answers to most of these questions, and this is what you will look at next Week.

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