Key Issues and Challenges
Many of the water-related challenges in LAC are associated with inequalities in living standards, and to address them adequately will require sustained economic growth. More
The World Bank’s water portfolio covers all water-related subsectors. The largest portfolio is focused on urban water supply and sanitation. Lending is combined with country dialogue, analytical work, and real-time policy advice. More
Water is a basic and essential resource for Ecosystems, People, Production, Tourism, and Navigation and Transport. But, it can also do harm in the form of Storms, floods and water logging. Effective water resources development and management plays a fundamental role in sustainable growth and poverty reduction.