dri wash

The University for Development Studies (UDS), Ghana; and the Desert Research Institute (DRI) of the United States of America, have established a partnership to develop strategies for sustainable water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and improve water security across Ghana, with a specific focus on the water stressed northern regions. This partnership is expected to develop strategies to build the capacity of WASH sector stakeholders to effectively design and manage WASH systems, and increase resiliency to climate change and improve water security. As part of this initiative and to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of UDS, the two intuitions will host a conference on Sustainable WASH and Water Security in Tamale January 17 – 18, 2018. Co-sponsors of the Conference include The Ghana Community Water and Sanitation Agency (CWSA), Catholic Relief Services ( CRS ) Ghana, World Vision Ghana and the Universities WASH (UWASH) Network .