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Meeting the MDG targets on Watsan: The role of the SWA compact

Year 2010 is the tenth year since world leaders, gathering under the banner of the United Nations, adopted the millennium declarations at the turn of the century. The declarations were hinged on eight major commitments tagged as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which were to serve as the fulcrum for development interventions that would lift the world’s poorest out of their misery.

Mole 21 takes place in Accra

The Deputy Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing, Dr. Hanna Louisa Bisiw opened the Mole XXI Conference with a call on participants to make tangible recommendations to inform government on its policies on climate change in Ghana.

WASH Sector Engagements and Documentation in Ghana

The WASH sector in Ghana is making steady progress in sector engagements and documentation geared towards attaining improved service delivery even after 2015 (MDG deadline).

TPP Project presents findings on management models at 8th National Level Learning Alliance meeting

The eighth National Level Learning Alliance Platform (NLLAP) took place on Wednesday 30 June, 2010. The theme of this meeting was “ Management models for small towns and urban water supply in Ghana”. The TPP project presented findings from mapping and case studies that have been undertaken within the framework of the project, describing and assessing urban and small town water management models.The link below gives access to presentations and the communique from this meeting.

DLLAP: Mankessim

Mfansiman District Level Learning Alliance Platform was launched in Mankessim, Central Region in May 2010. On this page you can find presentations, brochures and discussion of the platform. The platform is supposed to meet monthly.

DLLAP: Huni Valley

Huni Valley District Level Learning Alliance Platform was launched in May 2010. 

DLLAP: Ashaiman

Ashaiman District Level Learning Alliance Platform was launched in May 2010. On this page you can find presentations, brochures and discussion of the platform. The platform is supposed to meet monthly.

8th NLLAP (Management models for Water supply in Ghana)

The 8th National Level Learning Alliance Platform (NLLAP) took place the Coconut Grove Regency Hotel in Accra on June 30, 2010 on the theme Management Models for Peri Urban and Small Towns Water Supply in Ghana. The Tripartite Partnership (TPP) Project shared their findings with the wider sector stakeholders. Attached are the presentations that were made.

8th NLLAP (Management models for Water supply in Ghana)

The 8th National Level Learning Alliance Platform (NLLAP) took place the Coconut Grove Regency Hotel in Accra on June 30, 2010 on the theme Management Models for Peri Urban and Small Towns Water Supply in Ghana. The Tripartite Partnership (TPP) Project shared their findings with the wider sector stakeholders. Attached are the presentations that were made.

7th NLLAP (Sanitation Bazaar: National Sanitation Policy vs MDGs )

The 7th National Level Learning Alliance Platform (NLLAP) took place the Coconut Grove Regency Hotel in Accra on June 4, 2010 on the theme Sanitation Bazaar: National Sanitation Policy vs MDGs.

Jackie Appiah and IWAN join cause to fight for clean water for all

Leading screen actress Jackie Appiah, and dancehall artiste IWAN, have joined international football superstars Didier Drogba, Bastian Schweinsteiger, Stephen Appiah and many others across the globe to endorse WASH United.

TPP to launch Local Level Learning Alliance Platform (LLLAP)

Mr. Eugene Larbi, the TPP project team leader has revealed that the local level learning alliance platforms will be established soon in the three pilot areas.

The 1.979million Euro pilot project facility: the first AWF approval for Ghana

The Euro 1.979million African Water Facility (AWF) /Tripartite Partnership (TPP) pilot initiative is the first AWF approval for Ghana since the beginning of its operations in 2006. The facility has since its establishment approved 61 projects for other African countries involving a total Grant amount of Euro70 million. The start of the TPP pilot projects will mark the start of another important project in the urban WASH sector after the ongoing Accra Sewerage Improvement Project funded by the African Development Bank (ADB). The Resident Representative of the African Development Bank (ADB) Group, Mr Alieu Jeng made this revelation when he addressed the launch of the AWF/TPP pilot project in Accra.

Water Directorate launches 1.97m Euro pilot initiative in Accra

Mr. Minta Aboagye, the Director of Water at the Ministry of Water Resources Works and Housing (MWRWH) officially launched the 1.97m Euro African Water Facility pilot initiative for Ashaiman, Huni Valley, and Mankessim at the WASH House in Dzorwulu, Accra on February 23, 2010. This was under the theme, Improved Sanitation and Water supply to the urban poor in Ghana through Tripartite Partnerships.

5th NLLAP (The context Analysis of the WASH sector in Ghana)

The fifth National Level Learning Alliance platform (NLLAP) took place on Wednesday 14th and Thursday 15th April 2010  on the theme, “ The Context Analysis of the WASH Sector in Ghana .

4th NLLAP (Sustainable Rural Water services at scale)

The fourth National Level Learning Alliance platform (NLLAP) took place on Thursday 4th March 2010 on the theme, “ Sustainable Rural Water Services at Scale .

6th NLLAP (The Data Puzzle in Ghana's WASH sector: causes and way forward)

The sixth National Level Learning Alliance platform (NLLAP) took place on Thursday 29th April 2010 on the theme, “ The Data Puzzle in Ghana’s WASH Sector: Causes and way forward .

Director of Water Opens the WASH House

A knowledge resource centre to support learning and coordination of activities in the Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector in Ghana recently inaugurated its new office in Accra. WASH House is host to eight sector non-governmental organizations (NGOs), projects and initiatives working in the WASH sector.

CWSA on the way forward for WASH in Schools

Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) services are important for families, individuals, children and the nation as a whole. “There is ample evidence to suggest that if the three components are put in place it maximize the potential health impact and benefits...” Mrs. Theodora Adomako-Adjei, the Extension Coordinator for Community Water and Sanitation Agency (CWSA) made this observation at a workshop on The Way Forward for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Schools, organised by the Church of Christ Rural Water Development Programme (COCRWDP) in Ashaiman.

The TPP 1.979million Euro pilot project facility: the first AWF approval for Ghana

The 1.979million Euro African Water Facility (AWF) /Tripartite Partnership (TPP) pilot initiative is the first AWF approval for Ghana since the beginning of its operations in 2006.

Water Directorate launches 1.97m Euro pilot initiative in Accra

Mr. Minta Aboagye, the Director of Water at the Ministry of Water Resources Works and Housing (MWRWH) officially launched the 1.97m Euro African Water Facility pilot initiative for Ashaiman, Huni Valley, and Mankessim at the WASH House in Dzorwulu, Accra on February 23, 2010. This was under the theme, Improved Sanitation and Water supply to the urban poor in Ghana through Tripartite Partnerships.

SWAp in the WASH sub-sector – Ugandan Experience Scares New Entrants

It seems that the Ugandan experience of the Sector Wide Approach to Planning (SWAp) in the Water and Sanitation sub-sector proved to be both an eye opener and a scare for WASH sector stakeholders from countries that are now making the effort to follow in Uganda’s footsteps.

1st NLLAP (Sector learning processes in Ghana)

The National Level Learning Alliance Platform (NLLAP) was launched on October 29, 2009 at the Miklin Hotel in Accra.

3rd NLLAP (Technological Options for water supply in Ghana)

The third National Level Learning Alliance platform (NLLAP) took place on Thursday January 28, 2010 on the theme, “ Technological Options for Water Supply in Ghana”.

2nd NLLAP (Strategic Planning in Urban Water Supply)

The second National Level Learning Alliance platform (NLLAP) took place on Wednesday November 25, 2009 on the theme, “Strategic Planning in Urban Water Supply”

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