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19th National Level Learning Alliance (Mapping Transparency, Accountability & Participation in Service Delivery: An Analysis of the Water Supply Sector in Ghana)

The 19th  National Level Learning Alliance Platform (NLLAP) hosted The Ghana Integrity Initiative(GII) ,the Local Chapter of Transparency International(TI), which shared under the theme, Mapping Transparency, Accountability & Participation in Service Delivery: An Analysis of the Water Supply Sector in Ghana.

FoN supporting STMA to enact byelaws to protect wetlands

Sekondi, Jan. 6, GNA - The Friends of the Nation (FoN) is supporting the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly (STMA) to enact bye-laws to enhance the conservation and wise use of wetlands in the metropolis.

The Ghana Journalist Network on Mining,Oil and Gas

Sunyani, Jan. 5, GNA – The Ghana Journalists Network on Mining, Oil and Gas (GJNMOG), a non-governmental organisation, on Wednesday appealed to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to conduct independent investigations into the discovery of dead fishes in the Ahafo mine fresh water storage facility.

"Stay Cool Plus"sachet water unsafe -FDB

Ho, Jan. 5, GNA - The Eastern and Volta Zonal office of the Food and Drugs Board (FDB) on Wednesday declared as unsafe, products of Elite Volta, producers of “Stay Cool Plus” sachet water in Ho.

Newmont investigates cause of dead in water storage facility

Kenyasi (B/A), Jan. 4, GNA - Newmont Ghana announced on Tuesday that it is studying the underlining factors that led to the discovery of dead fishes at its Ahafo Mine fresh Water Storage Facility (WSF).

NGO declares war against environmental pollution

Tema, GNA – Corporate Social Responsibility Movement, a Tema-based non-governmental organization NGO, has filed a suit at the Human Rights Division of the High Court in Accra, against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Weija Lake may be extint in 10 years -Environmentalist

Accra,  GNA -The Weija Lake would be extinct by 2021 due to pollution and encroachment on the banks if immediate pragmatic steps are not taken to reverse the situation, an environmentalist raised the alarm on Thursday.

Stakeholders Validates Rain Water Harvesting Strategy in Accra

Rain Water Harvesting (RWH) has proven to be an alternative, or better still a complimentary source of water supply in most parts of Africa. Even though it had been a traditional means of water access, not much has been done to raise a greater awareness on its adoption, proper handling and practice.

Overwhelming visits to RCN exhibition stand at NESCON 2011

In order to meet the Millennium Development  Goal (MDG) on environmental sanitation , access to adequate information has been said to be an important component. This among others could be responsible for the overwhelming visits to the Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Resource Centre Network (RCN) exhibition stand at the recently held National Environmental Sanitation Conference (NESCON), 6-9 December, 2011, in the Ashanti Regional Capital, Kumasi

Project to protect Weto Mountain Range ecosystem takes off

Kpeve, Dec 16, GNA - An integrated attempt at sustaining forest products along the Weto Mountain Ranges in Volta Region by modifying livelihood activities of range dwellers is underway.

NESCON 2011 takes place in Kumasi

The 2nd National Environmental Sanitation Conference (NESCON 2011) took place from the 6th – 9th December 2011, in Kumasi, Ashanti Region on the theme, enhancing public-private-partnerships for effective environmental sanitation services - the role of stakeholders.

Zoomlion,Abantu Exhibit In Durban

Two Ghanaian institutions took part in an exhibition in Durban during the United Nation Conference on climate change COP17 to draw attention to the devastation of climate change.

NGO hands over sanitation facilities to cluster of schools

Kojokrom (W/R), Dec.10, GNA- CHF International, a non-governmental organisation has constructed a 12-seater sanitation facility for a cluster of basic schools at Kojokrom near Takoradi, at the cost of GH₵40,000.

Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development to organise conference

Accra, Nov 30, GNA –The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development would be organizing a three-day National Environmental Sanitation Conference (NESCON) from the December 6 to 9 to discuss environmental issues

Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development to organise Conference

Accra, Nov 30, GNA –The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development would be organizing a three-day National Environmental Sanitation Conference (NESCON) from the December 6 to 9 to discuss environmental issues.

Last NLLAP workshop for 2011 organized

The monthly National Level Learning Alliance Platform [NLLAP] workshop being organized by the Resource Center Network in collaboration with the Water Directorate of the Ministry for Water Resource Works and Housing has been held in Accra.

The Workshop which was the last of the  series to be held this year  was also used to review the second  Water and Sanitation Sector Performance  Report dubbed ‘'the WASH Sector Performance Report-2010'' funded by the European Union

Solar Water Disinfection training for Likpe Bakua residents

Likpe Bakua, (V/R) Nov. 27, GNA – The Youth Volunteers for the Environment (YVE), a non-governmental organization, has organised a  training programme in Solar Water Disinfection Technology (SODIS) for residents in Likpe Bakua in the Jasikan District of the Volta Region.

WASH experts hail Kuffour's appointment as SWA chair

Some experts in Ghana’s water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector have hailed former President John Kufuor’s appointment as the new Chair for the Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) partnership, as good news for the sector.

Zoomlion to launch national environmental week

Accra, Nov. 22, GNA - The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development in collaborating with Zoomlion Ghana Limited (ZGL) will launch an environmental sanitation awareness month to help address management and environmental sanitation challenges facing the nation.       

Zoomlion provides sanitation vehicles to Assemblies

Accra, Nov. 21, GNA - The Minister of Local Government and Rural Development on Monday announced that government in collaboration with Export and Import Bank of India would provide 11million dollars to procure sanitation vehicles for 21 Assemblies next year.

18th NLLAP(The Right to Water and Sanitation in Ghana: A National Action Plan for Implementation)

The 18th National Learning Alliance platform hosted the Coalition of NGOs in Water and Sanitation (CONIWAS) on the theme, The Right to Water and Sanitation in Ghana: A National Action Plan for Implementation

Red Cross to organize plastic waste collection competetion in schools

Koforidua, GNA – Mr Kwame Darko Asumadu, Eastern Regional Manager of the Red Cross, has said the Secretariat would soon organize plastic waste and water sachet collection competition in schools.

GII adovates public participation in water management

Cape Coast, GNA- The Executive Director of the Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII) Mr Vitus Azeem on Friday stressed the need for the involvement of water users in water management in the country.

Six communities in Tain to benefit from World Bank project

Accra,  GNA – Mr Alban Sumani Bagbin, Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing, on Tuesday announced that six communities in Tain District in the Brong Ahafo Region would benefit from the World Bank Sustainable Rural Water and Sanitation Projects (SRWSP)

Kufuor to chair Sanitation and Water for All partnership

Accra, Nov 16, GNA – Former President John Agyekum Kufuor  has been appointed to chair the Sanitation and Water for All partnership, the first high level chair of the partnership.

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