ACCRA, April 17, 2012 Ghana s economy loses 420 million Ghanaian cedis each year (US$290 million, 1.6 percent of GDP) each year due to poor sanitation, according to a report today released by the World Bank s Water and Sanitation Program (WSP).
Accra, April 2, GNA - Mr Michael Agyeman, Chief Manager of Public Relations at the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL), on Monday said there would be adequate water supply during the Easter festivities in the Kwahu ridge.
Dr. Sumani Al-Hassan, the Director of water at the Ministry of Water Resources Works and Housing (MWRWH), has expressed concern over the issue of sustainability of water services in the country. According to him, sustainability models by themselves are not a panacea but only a guide to make sound choices and predictions.
Accra, March 31, GNA – A top official of the Ghana Water Company Limited has been appointed President of the Specialized Committee on Sanitation and Environment of the African Water Association (AfWA).
Accra, March 31, GNA - Ghana Water Company Limited’s (GWCL) participation at the just ended 16th International Congress and Exhibition of the African Water Association (AfWA) in Marrakech, Morocco, saw the appointment of its top officials featuring prominently on the Specialized Committee on Sanitation and Environment.
Accra, March 30, GNA – The Board of Directors of the World Bank has approved an additional financing of 50 million US dollars to the Government of Ghana, as a supplement to the ongoing Urban Water Project.
More Urban Communities to have access to Potable Water in Ghana
As World Bank approves US$50 million Additional Funding for Urban Water Project
Washington, March 27, 2012 The Board of Directors of the World Bank today approved an additional financing of US$50 million to the Government of Ghana, as a supplement to the ongoing Urban Water Project being financed by the Bank with a US$103 million grant.
Dr. Al-Hassan Sumani, the Director of Water at the Ministry of Water Resources Works and Housing (WD-MWRWH) formally launched the WASH Technologies (WASHTech) Ghana project on the National Level Learning Alliance platform in Accra
The deputy minister for environment, science and technology Hon. Mustapha Ahmed has said the time has come to put cultural barriers aside and call WASH concerns especially toilets as plain as they are. He made this statement at the launch of Water Sanitation and Hygiene Ambassadors (WASHA) by water aid in Ghana on 30th March 2012 in Accra. In recent years, WASHA has been an innovation by water aid in Ghana to bring on board some well known and respected personalities like footballers, musicians, actors/actress, traditional rulers etc to help champion the cause of access to quality water, sanitation and hygiene services in the country.