Netherlands gives Ghana €100m to manage waste

The government of Netherlands has given government of Ghana €100 million to support the management of liquid waste management in four municipalities towards the attainment of goal 7 of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by 2015, reports the Daily Graphic December 30, 2011.

The beneficiary municipalities are Cape Coast, Ga East, Ga West and Komeda- Edina- Eguafo- Abrem and according to the newspaper these municipalities are expected to construct 700 institutional latrines in selected Senior High and Basic Schools.

The funds are said to be channeled into the areas of infrastructure development for the supply of water to schools and communities, institutional latrines with hygiene education facilities and rain water harvesting facilities, adding that household latrines would also be constructed in the municipalities, according to the newspaper.

By Pascal Kelvin Kudiabor

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