One Year into the Establishment of the Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources – The prospects and challenges

By:  Nelson Kofi Akatey, Pro, Ministry Of Sanitation and Water Resources                                   It is often said that the journey of a thousand miles begins with only one step. The above adage one can conveniently argue gave birth to the establishment of the Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources by the President His Excellency Nana Addo Dunkwa […]

Advisory Board for Community Water and Sanitation Agency inaugurated

A nine member board for the Community Water and Sanitation Agency of the Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources was inaugurated on December 28,2017 by the Sector Minister Hon. Joseph Kofi Adda charged with the responsibility to develop strategies to make the Community Water and Sanitation Agency one of the most efficient and productive in […]

Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources launches scheme for private sector actors

The Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources has launched a $225,000 award scheme to reward private sector actors who will support finalists in a National Sanitation Challenge programme to successfully implement their liquid waste management strategy proposals. The National Sanitation Challenge is a competition among metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies (MMDAs) requiring them to design […]

Gov’t to develop -3 year strategic plan for water, sanitation – Adda

Joseph Kofi Adda, Sanitation and Water Resources Minister, has disclosed that Government will in the coming days develop a three-year strategic plan for the water and sanitation sector. This, he assured, would help Ghana effectively manage waste, and also go a long way to improve the water situation. The issue of collection, management, and disposal […]

Ghana launches dedicated Ministry for Sanitation and Water Resources

Water and sanitation services are finally set to get the attention they deserve. The new government of Ghana has taken an important step to prioritise the water and sanitation sector. Presenting the second batch of 12-ministerial appointees on 11 January 2017, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo announced the new Ministry for Sanitation and Water Resources […]