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TitleThe cost of capital : costs of financing capital expenditure for water and sanitation
Publication TypeBriefing Note
Year of Publication2011
AuthorsFranceys, R, Naafs, A, Pezon, C, Fonseca, C
Secondary TitleWASHCost global briefing note
Pagination18 p. : 3 boxes, 2 fig, 2 tab.
Date Published09/2011
Place PublishedThe Hague
Publication LanguageEnglish
Keywordscosts, financial management, operation, sanitation services, sdiman, sustainability, WASHCost, water supply services

This briefing note investigates the cost of financing capital expenditure, usually referred to as the cost of capital, and explains why it is one of the building blocks that make up the total costs of providing water and sanitation services that last. Highly subsidised costs of capital with very long repayment periods may not be recognised as a cost, particularly when the time frame falls beyond the scope or years of most planners’ and politicians’ involvement [authors' abstract].


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Citation Key70406



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