Past events

Past events

Find articles, programmes, presentations and other issues from past events in the water and sanitation sector in Ghana.

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

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.