Ongoing projects

Analysis of factors influencing implementation of municipal regulation requiring landlords to provide acceptable sanitation for tenants

Aim: To build towards improved enforcement of municipal regulations requiring landlords in Ghanaian cities to provide acceptable sanitation facilities for tenants, and thus to increase market demand for sanitation services (toilet construction, septic tank emptying) and to improve the quality of sanitation among residents of low-income urban communities in Ghana.

Lead research institution: NHance Development Partners

For more background on this project, see the original Research Call.

The research aspect of this project is now complete. We will be sharing the final results soon.

Compound housing in Accra

International comparative study of models for Ghana’s proposed National Sanitation Authority (NSA), and associated support to the Government of Ghana’s decision-making around design of the NSA

Aim: To document comparative models of national-level sanitation authorities for Ghana’s Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources, and to support decision-making around design of Ghana’s future National Sanitation Authority.

For more background on this project, see the original Research Call.

Lead research institution: IMC Worldwide

Start date: October 2017

End date: September 2018

Latest resources

Situation analysis of the urban sanitation sector in Ghana

This report explores the background to the urban sanitation sector in Ghana. Published July 2017.

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