• Business
  • Published 2008

Drinking water policy, water rights and allocation practice in rural Northern Ghana

@inproceedings{Eguavoen2008DrinkingWP,
  title={Drinking water policy, water rights and allocation practice in rural Northern Ghana},
  author={Irit Eguavoen},
  year={2008}
}
Rural drinking water policy in Ghana is based on thecommunal managementapproach. The formal mem- bership in water user communities has been introduced in the end 1990s during the implementation of a new water policy, called National Community Water and Sanitation Program. Members of pump communities hold a monopoly on ownership, access and power over their water facility. But local water users also had to balance contradictions and conceptual differences between their previous water right… CONTINUE READING

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