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Published on: 29/08/2023

The "Rural Water Utilization Project" (R-WUP), Ghana, funded by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation aims to support the Community Water and Sanitation Agency in its growth as a professionalized public utility in Ghana and to play a stronger regulatory role within the sector in the context of rural water reforms in Ghana.

The project would support CWSA to establish an effective rural and small-town water utility model/ approach in the Western region, with strengthened capacity at the national level, which can be replicated across the country. As part of the project objective four (4) of supporting sector strengthening and learning, the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) provided expert services in mapping data on water infrastructure and services in 14 districts of the Western Region.

Venue: WRCC-Residency Hall, Takoradi
Date: August 30 – 31, 2023
Time: 9:00am each day

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IRC Ghana in collaboration with CWSA, Western Regional Coordinating Council and GSS are convening this regional workshop to share the outcome of the state of water services report; discuss the findings and obtain feedback; and to advance better understanding and secure buy-in. Day one (1) will primarily engage the 14 District Assemblies (and other stakeholders); whilst Day two will mainly focus on the District Water Service Providers. The sessions will each open with a welcome and brief overview; to be followed by highlights of the report findings and lively facilitated interactive discussions.


09:00am Arrival, Registration, Networking
Responsibility: All

10:00am Opening Prayer
Responsibility: Volunteer

10:05am Workshop Grounds Rules
MC: Mr. Chris Amewu
Responsibility: GSS

10:15am Self-Introduction- Participant Facilitator (MC)
Responsibility: All

10:25am Welcome Remarks
Responsibility: RM/RCD

10: 50am Purpose of Workshop
Responsibility: IRC/CWSA

11:00am Presentation 1: Overview of RWUP & Mapping Background
Responsibility: IRC

11:20am Snack Break
Responsibility: All

11:45am Presentation 2: Highlight of Findings
Responsibility: GSS

12:45pm Questions/ General Discussion Facilitator
Responsibility: All

1:50pm Closing Remarks and Next Steps

2:00 pm Lunch
Responsibility: All

3:00pm Departure after lunch
Responsibility: All

CWSA, IRC, Safe Water, WSUP and Hilton Joint logos

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