Tanvi Nagpal

Tanvi Nagpal is the Director of the International Development Programme at the School of Advanced International Studies. She hasĀ over two decades of experience in international development policy research and program management in East Asia and sub-Saharan Africa.

Content by Tanvi Nagpal
  • Blog post

    Towards sustainable water provision in Mandalay

    The Mandalay City Development Committee (MCDC) is currently making a major loss in running its water system, with a deficit exceeding 50% of their operation and maintenance costs. This is without accounting for the need to expand and upgrade the system, much of which still stems from colonial times. How can policymakers ensure a sustainable future for piped-water supply in...

    19 Feb 2020 | Tanvi Nagpal, Ankit Chatri

  • Project

    Understanding demand and funding for water supply in Mandalay City

    The Mandalay City Development Committee (MCDC) - the governing body of municipal Mandalay, Myanmar - faces significant problems surrounding their water services. Currently, piped water reaches only a fraction of the population, there is little water and sewage treatment capacity, and MCDC faces exorbitant financial losses (over K3700 mil, 2016-17). MCDC has been working...

    11 Dec 2019 | Tanvi Nagpal, Ankit Chatri

  • Publication - Policy Brief

    Understanding demand and funding for piped-water supply in Mandalay City

    This study seeks to understand water usage patterns in Mandalay and to assess the possibility of and the extent to which current water tariffs can be increased or reconfigured. The researchers used a combination of in-depth interviews and a survey covering 1480 households and MSMEs across six townships in Mandalay. Additionally, this study analysed unique...

    3 Dec 2019 | Tanvi Nagpal, Mael Balac, Astrid Haas

  • Publication - Working Paper

    Understanding demand and funding for piped-water supply in Mandalay City

    18 Sep 2019 | Mael Balac, Ankit Chatri, Tanvi Nagpal, Henry Rawlings