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Human activities hamper safe water supply in Ghana: minister

Ghana’s attempt to achieve universal access to safe and affordable drinking water by 2030 under the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is hampered by human activities, including unsafe agriculture practices, said Cecilia Abena Dapaah, Minister for Sanitation and Water Resources, Monday. Dapaah said at a press briefing that breaching buffer zones along natural water bodies that […]

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WORLD WATER DAY: Water Resources Commission to train underground water users

The Water Resources Commission (WRC) has expressed concern about the use of underground water by packaged water producers who operate without regulations from the Commission. Mr Francis Acquah-Swanzy, Officer of the Commission, told the media that many underground water users did not have licenses or geologists to guide their operations. the official said this during […]

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WASH sector critical to Ghana’s socio-economic development: Dapaah

The Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector is critical to the socio-economic development of Ghana, Cecilia Abena Dapaah, the Minister for Sanitation and Water Resources, said Tuesday. In her keynote address during the opening of the 2021 Mole Conference (Mole XXXII) being held at Ejisu, near Kumasi, Dapaah said the government remained committed to the […]

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Mole XXXII opens in Ashanti region

The annual conference of stakeholders in Ghana’s Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector opened early Tuesday in the Ashanti region. The 32nd edition of the conference, Mole XXXII, is being held  at the Anita Hotel at Ejisu, near kumasi  under the theme: “Repositioning the WASH sector for Emergency Response and Sustainable Development.” The five-day conference, […]

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WAG urges Ghana to make WASH crucial in public health issue

WAG urges Ghana to make WASH crucial in public health issue WaterAid Ghana  (WAG) said strengthening the resilience of future pandemics and health threats would not be possible, especially for vulnerable communities, without addressing WASH as a crucial ingredient in public health. The organization, therefore, urged the government of Ghana to commit to urgently increasing […]

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Ghana must prioritize resource allocation to deepen handwashing culture beyond COVID-19 : stakeholders urge

Ghana needs to prioritise the allocation of resources in Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector to deepen handwashing culture in the country beyond COVID-19 prevention, some stakeholders have urged. The Coalition of NGOs in Water and Sanitation (CONIWAS) and global charity WaterAid said in separate statements to mark the Global Handwashing Day that the authorities […]

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Sanitation and water resources ministry, others heap praises on CRS Ghana …for investing over $9M in the WASH Sector

The Ministry for Sanitation and Water Resources, the Upper East Regional Minister, regional and district directorates of the Ghana Health Services (GHS), Ghana Education Service (GES) and some traditional leaders in the Upper East region have lauded the management and staff of Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Ghana for the implementation of live saving initiatives in […]