Strengthening information and knowledge management within the water and sanitation sector in Ghana.



WASH and Election 2016 in Ghana - NLLAP 56

The 56th edition of the National Level Learning Alliance Platform (NLLAP 56) highlighted for attention a number of key learning points– the need to rethink partnership with communities leading the agenda; work with communities to create a neutral structured platform to lead the setting of their own agenda; provide up-to-date evidence and its implication for the wider development; and widen the base and make a compelling case for inclusive participation among target communities, etc.

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Watershed Ghana partnership for CSO advocacy and lobby launched

The Watershed Ghana work package, a component of a 5-year multi-country strategic partnership between the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and IRC (lead), Simavi, Wetlands International and Akvo, to deliver improvements in water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services through Civil Society Organisation (CSO) advocacy and lobby was launched in Accra on 30 June, 2016.

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Sanitation Challenge for Ghana: A learning opportunity for innovative urban sanitation financing

The 4th community-led total sanitation (CLTS) annual stock taking forum (STF) agreed to explore learning from the Sanitation Challenge for Ghana initiative as one of the existing innovative sanitation financing mechanisms. This was one of the key decision points in the forum communique shared at the end of the 4-day event.

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About Mr. Ben Yaw Ampomah, the Executive Secretary of Water Resources Commission

Ghana’s public sector is like a nest; the habitation of the haughty and the mod­est. However, its pride is the likes of Mr. Ben Yaw Ampomah, the Executive Secretary of the Water Resources Commission, described by many people as modest and noble.

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Mole Conference ends with key decision points

The 26th edition of the annual Mole conference under the theme, ‘Financing the WASH within the SDGs: Options and strategies for Ghana’, ended in Upper East Regional capital, Bolgatanga on Friday, 23rd October, 2015  with key decision points.  

 

 

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Mole XXVI Conference opens in Bolgatanga

October 21 - The first ever Mole Conference in Upper East Region opened in Bolgatanga today. Welcoming participants to the region, Hon. James Tiigar, the Upper East Regional Minister commended the Coalition of NGOs in Water and Sanitation (CONIWAS) for sustaining the Mole series; and for the 26th edition theme, Financing WASH within the SDGs: Options and Strategies", which he described as appropriate and timely

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From data to impact: Leveraging partnerships for sustainable rural water services in Ghana

The Ghana Rural Water Forum took place in Accra yesterday, October 7, 2015 at the La Palm Royal Beach Hotel under the theme, ‘From Data to Impact: Leveraging partnerships for sustained rural water services’ under the distinguished patronage of the Minister for Water Resources Works and HousingThe SMARTerWASH Project, a joint initiative led by the Community Water and Sanitation Agency (CWSA) that focuses on ensuring effective use of monitoring information to keep water and sanitation services working, shared the baseline data on functionality and service levels of existing rural water and small town water facilities in about six regions in Ghana.

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Job Opportunity at RCN Ghana

The WASH Resource Centre Network (RCN) Ghana is currently seeking candidates for the position of Knowledge Management Coordinator. RCN Ghana is a network of institutional partners seeking to promote Knowledge Management (KM) in the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Sector in Ghana.

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NLLAP 50 highlights WASH and health linkages

The National Level Learning Alliance Platform (NLLAP) hosted WaterAid Ghana at its 50th edition under the Healthy Start project to highlight WASH and health linkages and to present the Healthy Start project to WASH stakeholders in Ghana. 

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Focus more on long-term sustainable WASH service delivery – Water Minister

 

Ghana’s Minister for Water Resources, Works and Housing has urged stakeholders in the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector to focus more on long-term sustainable service approach than the one-off project-based method.

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