PRINWASS

FIRST PROJECT WORKSHOP

22-23 April 2002

VENUE

The Dahrendorf Room
St. Antony’s College
Oxford

The PRINWASS team.
A group of PRINWASS members after the First Project Meeting. Standing, from the left: Alfred Mashauri (University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania), Marcelo Vargas (Federal University of Sao Carlos, Brazil), Juan Carlos Marín (University of Buenos Aires, Argentina), María Luisa Torregrossa (FLACSO, Mexico), Gustavo Kohan (National University of General Sarmiento,Argentina), Giorgos Kallis (University of the Aegean, Greece), Tapio Katko (Tampere University of Technology, Finland), Pekka Pietilä (Tampere University of Technology, Finland), Ezekiel Nyangeri (University of Nairobi, Kenya), Osmo Seppälä (Tampere University of Technology, Finland). Below, from the left: Andrea Catenazzi (National University of General Sarmiento, Argentina), José Esteban Castro (University of Oxford), Carmen Ledo (San Simón University, Bolivia)

PROGRAMME

* A transcription of most papers presented will be available for downloading in this site. Also check Case Studies and Partners for further information.

SESSION I: Administrative and Organisational Aspects (presentations followed by plenary session)

José Esteban Castro
School of Geography and the Environment
University of Oxford

"Co-ordinator’s Report on Project Progress"

SESSION II: Theoretical frameworks, practical contents and socio-political implications of the promotion of private participation in the provision of water and sanitation. Discussion of the structure and content of the three baseline documents (D1. Economic arguments; D2. Policy and institutional frameworks; D3. Socio-political contexts) to be completed in the First Phase of the project. (Presentations followed by plenary session)

José Esteban Castro
School of Geography and the Environment
University of Oxford

"Introduction to the structure and contents of the baseline documents. Co-ordination of Baseline Document D1 Economic arguments underlying current programmes of private participation in water and sanitation services in developing countries."

Karina Forcinito
Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences (FLACSO - Argentina)

"Inputs for Baseline Document D1 Economic arguments underlying current programmes of private participation in water and sanitation services in developing countries."

Tapio Katko, Osmo Seppälä and Pekka Pietilä
Tampere University of Technology, Finland

"Co-ordination of Baseline Document D2, International and national policies that facilitate or hinder private participation in WSS in developing countries."

José Esteban Castro
School of Geography and the Environment
University of Oxford

"Co-ordination of Baseline Document D3, Socio-political and cultural factors affecting private participation projects in water and sanitation services."

SESSION III: Proposed Case Studies. Individual presentations by the project partners describing their proposed case studies to be carried out during the First Phase of the project. (Presentations followed by plenary session)

Tapio Katko, Osmo Seppälä and Pekka Pietilä
Tampere University of Technology, Finland

"Finnish Case Study."

Damas Alfred Mashauri
University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

"Tanzanian Case Study."

Ezekiel Nyangeri Nyanchaga
University of Nairobi, Kenya

"Kenyan Case Study."

José Esteban Castro
University of Oxford, UK

"UK Case Study."

Karina Forcinito
Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences (FLACSO - Argentina)

"Argentinean Case Study (I)."

Juan Carlos Marín
University of Buenos Aires

"Argentinean Case Study (II)."

Marcelo Coutinho Vargas
Federal University of Sao Carlos, Sao Paulo, Brazil

"Brazilian Case Study."

María Luisa Torregrossa Armentia
Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences (FLACSO - Mexico)

"Mexican Case Study."

Giorgos Kallis
University of the Aegean, Greece

"Greek Case Study."

Carmen Ledo
Main University of San Simón, Cochabamba, Bolivia

"Bolivian Case Study."

Gustavo Kohan and Andrea Catenazzi
National University of General Sarmiento, Buenos Aires, Argentina

"Argentinean Case Study (III)."

Jorge Próspero Roze
National University of Misiones, Misiones, Argentina

"Argentinean Case Study (IV)."

SESSION IV: Final Administrative and Organisational Aspects

It was agreed that the Second Project Meeting and the Second International Conference will take place in Mexico City in March 2003.

Acknowledgements

External participants

Prof Joan Martínez Allier, University of Barcelona

Dr Karen Bakker, University of Oxford

Ms Geraldine Dalton, University of London

General Coordination: José Esteban Castro
Logistic Assistance: Martin Langsam, University of Oxford
Support for Session III: Andreas Thiel, Oxford Brookes University
Support for Session III: Alexander Loftus, University of Oxford
Interpretation for Spanish speakers during Session III: Anastasia Bermúdez
Support for Session IV – budget administration): Jennie Mackenzie, University of Oxford

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