Zambia to Host First African Water Integrity Summit

22 Apr 2014 by Local Press Report
LUSAKA
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25 percent of all water investments -- or about 50 billion dollar -- is lost to corruption every year. The Summit “Accelerating towards a Water Secure World” will be held in Lusaka, Zambia on 29-30 April with the aim to encourage and stimulate dialogue on how corruption can be addressed in the water sector at a regional and national level. Typical examples of corruption in the water sector include falsified meter readings, distorted site selection of boreholes or abstraction points for irrigation, collusion and favouritism in public procurement, and nepotism in the allocation of public offices...

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