PAC Sanitation Projects Fall Behind

By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Five years on from the launch of the government’s Program for Accelerated Growth (PAC) in 2007, a new study shows that sanitation projects financed by the plan are behind schedule. Just eight of the 114 projects monitored by the study had been completed by the end of 2011, despite the PAC program having provided fifty percent of the total investments quoted for the works.

Moreover, sixty percent of the projects were considered be either behind schedule, on hold, or had yet to be started, according to the . . .

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