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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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
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.