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Perspectives on the role of local government in WASH services delivery

Published on: 20/06/2014

Video explores role of local government in the delivery of sustainable WASH services in Ghana, Burkina Faso and Uganda.

What is the role of local government in sustainable WASH service delivery? In a new video created for Africa Water Week 2014, representatives from national government, district local government and WASH service providers from Ghana, Uganda and Burkina Faso give their perspectives. They discuss the challenges they face, the way forward and the support required.

Interviewees from Burkina Faso

  • Hon. Sadio Ouedrago, Mayor, Municipality of Gorgadji, Sahel Region
  • Michel Coulibaly, Manager of a small network system, FasoHydro

Interviewees from Ghana

  • Clement Bugase, Chief Executive CWSA)
  • Emmanuel Gaze, Director Technical Services CWSA,
  • Hon. James Gunu, Chief Executive, Akatsi District North
  • Seth Kwame Damasah, District Water Engineer Akatsi South
  • William Atimu, Chair of the Water and Sanitation Management Team, Akatsi District
  • Dede Daniel, Secretary of the Water and Sanitation Management Team, Akatsi District

Interviewees from Uganda

  • Eng. Aaron Kabirizi, Director of the Directorate of Water Development
  • Eng. Joseph Eyatu, Commissioner Rural Water, Ministry Of Water and Environment
  • Nakiito Joanita, Deputy CAO, Kabarole District
  • Rugumayo Brian, Accountant/Administrator, Mid-Western Umbrella of WASH, Kyenjojo District
  • Katesigwa Silverster, Hand Pump Mechanic, Kichwamba Sub-county, Kabarole District