Topic Brief 3:
Delegated management of
water and sanitation services
in urban areas: experiences
from Kumasi, Ghana)
This Topic Brief focuses on a delegated management model developed in Kumasi (Ghana), where a WSUP-facilitated
partnership between the water utility, the Metropolitan Assembly and a community management committee is
starting to play a key role in expanding the provision of clean, affordable water and improved public toilet facilities in the low-income district of Kotei. The Brief explores the nature of the model, the contractual arrangements, and the central role
of the community management committee. It also examines the potential for scale-up and replication.
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