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Monitoring water services in Ghana: the why, the what, the how and the cost

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posted on 2018-02-12, 15:10 authored by Tyhra C. Kumasi, Marieke Adank, N. Dickinson, E. Abbey, T.L. Chimbar, Jeremiah Atengdem, B.D. Agbemor
This document presents the framework for monitoring rural and small town water in Ghana It documents the processes involved in the development, testing and refinement of indicators. These indicators are based on the norms, standards and guidelines set by the Community Water and Sanitation Agency (CWSA) and were developed by its Monitoring and Evaluation Working group, with support of IRC/Triple-S staff, and in consultation with officials from different other levels. They were tested in two rounds of monitoring. In addition, the framework for moniotoring defines the different uses to which these indicators can be put and the procedure through which data are collected, processed and analysed. Also actual costs of monitoring were collected and these currently stand at $4,931 to $6,936 per district Based on these field experiences, we consider that the current framework for monitoring will be feasible for annual data collection.



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KUMASI, T.C. ... et al, 2014. Monitoring water services in Ghana: the why, the what, the how and the cost. IN: Shaw, R.J., Anh, N.V. and Dang, T.H. (eds). Sustainable water and sanitation services for all in a fast changing world: Proceedings of the 37th WEDC International Conference, Hanoi, Vietnam, 15-19 September 2014, 7pp.


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