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3 billion people depend on wood, coal or animal waste for cooking and heating. In total, 13% of the world’s population does not have access to modern electricity according to the UN. Sustainable Development Goal 7.1 aims to ensure universal and equitable access to a reliable and modern energy service at an affordable cost by 2030.



2.4 billion people, or 35% of the world’s population, lack basic sanitation facilities, such as toilets or latrines, and at least 892 million people continue to practice open defecation according to the UN. Sustainable Development Goal 6.2 aims to ensure universal and equitable access to adequate sanitation and hygiene services by 2030.


Solid waste

2 billion tons of waste are generated worldwide each year, of which only 39% is collected in developing countries according to the World Bank. Sustainable Development Goal 12.4 aims to establish environmentally sound management of chemicals and all wastes throughout its life cycle, and to significantly reduce their release to the air, water and land.



2.1 billion people, or 30% of the world’s population, do not have access to domestic drinking water services, and 844 million do not even have a basic water service, according to the WHO. Sustainable Development Goal 6 .1 aims to ensure universal and equitable access to safe drinking water at an affordable cost by 2030.

Phoenix assists public authorities, governments, local authorities and operators to achieve these objectives in its areas of expertise and more broadly to improve the performance of existing actors and services.


Sector and services diagnosis

  • Demand analysis and market surveys
  • Willingness to pay studies
  • Institutional audits
  • Legal and regulatory diagnosis
  • Organizational analysis
  • Financial analysis
  • Sector performances

Sector strategy

  • Development of sector policies and institutional and regulatory reforms
  • Investment planning
  • Support for the establishment of Public Private Partnership and Public Service Delegation
  • Tariff studies
  • Development of sector technical and financial models
  • Economic and financial analysis of projects

Assistance for the management of public services

  • Support for the implementation of sectoral policies and reforms
  • Transaction advisory and support for the privatization of public operators
  • Development of technical and financial models for operators
  • Service investment planning
  • Tariff studies
  • Human resources organization and management
  • Training and capacity building

Regulation and optimization of sector performance

  • Establishment of regulatory authorities
  • Technical and economic assistance to contracting and regulatory authorities
  • Development of performance indicators and performance audits
  • Audit and monitoring of PPP contracts
  • Ex-post evaluation of sectoral policies and reforms
  • Program and project evaluations