WPP Annual Report

Featured: WPP Annual Report 2013/14: Water Security for All: The Next Wave of Tools

The WPP report, Water Security for All: The Next Wave of Tools outlines Phase II of the program and summarizes its achievements and impact from January 2013 through June 2014.  The report showcases how the WPP enables the Bank’s Water Global Practice to become a knowledge incubator and achieve results across regions in areas calling for immediate action, such as climate change, energy and food security, and urban water management. It also demonstrates how programmatic approaches implemented through global initiatives can help countries to anticipate the future and better prepare for it.


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WPP Annual Report 2012: "Sharing Smart Solutions in Water"

The Water Partnership Program (WPP) report, Sharing Smart Solutions in Water summarizes the achievements and impact of WPP’s Phase I (2009 – 2012). The report showcases the Program’s results across six regions, as well as its global impact on knowledge and innovation. It also demonstrates how the WPP has strengthened the quality of World Bank projects and shaped policy dialogue in areas calling for immediate action, such as climate change, energy and food security, and urban water management. The WPP continues to be a critical tool for supporting World Bank efforts to reduce poverty, thanks to the continuous support of the governments of the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and Denmark. Acknowledging the impact of the WPP, the donors have committed to a larger and bolder Phase II for the next four years.


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WPP Annual Report 2011: "Strengthen, Secure, Sustain"

The WPP is one of the World Bank's most important tools for providing client countries with innovative solutions to water security challenges. The WPP 2011 Annual Report offers examples of how program activities are strengthening the World Bank’s water lending portfolio; securing access to water in a changing climate; and sustaining long-term water availability and quality toward achieving inclusive green growth. It presents key results and discusses WPP's impact across regions through work that addresses the complex interlinkages between water and other economic sectors, and includes a special focus on Africa.

The World Bank is grateful to the WPP Phase I donors – the governments of the Netherlands, Great Britain, and Denmark. These donors' generous $23.7 million contribution has enabled the WPP to influence and support - through activities in 62 countries - almost $11.5 billion in Bank financing, and to contribute to improving the lives of nearly 52 million people. Looking forward, the Bank anticipates an even stronger Phase II.

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WPP Annual Report 2010: “Driving Change in Water”

The WPP 2010 Annual Report provides an overview of the Program’s main accomplishments in climate change; urban water management; rural water supply and sanitation; and public expenditure review. Through 2010 the Program influenced more than $8 billion in World Bank lending and was active in 55 countries.
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WPP Annual Report 2009

The first WPP Annual Report outlines the activities and progress of the Program since its inception. It introduces the Program’s nine windows of operation including the three Expert Support Teams (ESTs) sub-windows managed in the Water Anchor. The report focuses on the design and implementation of WPP’s structure and processes; a review of the strategic window work plans and activities; and the development of dissemination of information and learning strategies. Through 2009, the WPP provided direct support to, and influenced over, $5.4 billion in World Bank financing and was active in 36 countries across the Bank’s Regions.
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