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

Tindang-Peliga – A beauty marred by open defecation

The surroundings are lush and the greenness all around is enough to be the envy of many a city dweller. Here, there is no cacophony of noises coming from moving vehicles, tooting horns, screaming vehicle ‘mates’, industrial machinery and milling crowds.

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Prez Mahama to develop Ekumfi in honour of late Prez Mills - pipelines for the supply of water under way

President John Dramani Mahama, has assured the people of Ekumfi in the Central Region of his commitment to develop the area in honour of the late President, John Evans Atta Mills, a son of the area. 

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Prez Mahama promises to solve water problem within three weeks

President John Dramani Mahama has given the assurance to work within the next three weeks with Non-Governmental Organisations within the water sector to find a lasting solution to end the problems facing the sector.

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General Electric to provide technology in $400m Ghana water rehabilitation works

US firm, General Electric (GE) is to provide technology and equipment for a $400 million water project in Ghana.

The deal was signed between the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) and the US government, contractor of the project, Environmental Chemical Corporation (ECC) last week.

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No change in water, power tariffs – PURC

The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) announced on Tuesday that there would be no change in electricity and water tariffs for the third quarter, which spans the period September to November.

A statement signed by Dr Emmanuel Andah, Acting Chairman PURC, said the decision followed a review for electricity and water tariffs for the third quarter under the automatic adjustment formula.

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Civil society calls for timely release of funds for Ghana's water and sanitation activities

Participants at the recently held annual water and sanitation conference in Tamale, dubbed Mole XXIII, have asked the government of Ghana to ensure the timely release of funds for activities in the country’s water and sanitation sector.

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President Mahama commissions 12 borehole drilling machines

President John Dramani Mahama has commissioned 12 borehole water drilling machines fitted with state of the art equipment to enhance water supply across the country.

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UNICEF, Assembly provide water facility for Central Gonja communities

The Central Gonja District in collaboration with the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has provided a mechanized potable water facility to the  Tinkronpe community District.

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Unavailability of data on NGO operations sad

The Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Mr Julius Debrah, has described as sad, the lack of data on the operations of non-governmental organisations (NGOS) in Ghana.

He has therefore urged NGOs operating in the country, to develop implementable strategies to address that gap.

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NLLAP 60 (Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) and the Status of WASH in Schools in Ghana)

Accra, -

The 60th edition of the National Level Learning Alliance Platform (NLLAP 60) took place on Thursday 26th January, 2017 at the Coconut Grove Hotel in Accra, under the theme: "Understanding the Socio-Cultural, Economic, Political Factors, Challenges and Opportunities in Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) and the Status of WASH in Schools in Ghana”. WaterAid Ghana led the discussion. This folder contains the presentations at the session.

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