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Title: Evaluation of the strategies adopted in the implementation of Kumasi ventilated improved pit (K-VIP) as a household latrine.
Authors: Atiogbe, Richard Beacon Foli
Issue Date: 13-Dec-2001
Series/Report no.: 3016;
Abstract: Urban Sanitation is one of the most problematic issues facing city Authorities in developing countries. Poor service coverage and inadequate management practices have become permanent features in the implementation of sanitary facilities. Various strategies have been adopted in the planning, implementation and management of household latrines under different projects in Ghana. Consequently, this report has evaluated the strategies used under the following projects: • Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) household latrine programme + Priority Works Project carried out by Integrated Social Development Centre (ISODEC) at Maamobi. + Kumasi Household Sanitation Project under the Kumasi Sanitation Project. + Kumasi Urban IV Household Sanitation Project under the Urban Environmental Sanitation Project. In addition, appropriate recommendations have been made for similar projects in future. Should there be plans to promote household K-VIP, there is a very high possibility of a better response. A better awareness of the benefits of household K-VIP and potential demand has been created among the population for a decent latrine. A major obstacle to previous projects was low loan recovery. Publicity should be centered on outreach programmes. For effectiveness, contribution of beneficiaries should be based on the peoples’ traditional ways of paying debts. In general, where there has been under declaration of population facilities end up filling faster than
Description: A thesis submitted to the Board of Postgraduate Studies, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi in partial fulfilment of the requirement for award of the Degree of Master of Science in Water Supply and Environmental Sanitation, 2001
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/2339
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