Enforce Bye-laws to Help Reduce Flooding in Accra, Deputy Local Government Minister Directs MMDAs

The Deputy Minister for Local Government, Decentralisation and Rural Development, Martin Kwaku Adjei-Mensah Korsah, has directed Metropolitan, Municipal, and District Assemblies in Accra to strictly enforce sanitation regulations and building codes to help curb the incidences of flooding in the capital city.   He made the call during an inspection tour of ongoing desilting works […]

ISSER Holds Lecture Series on the GARID Project

The Institute of Statistical Social and Economic Research (ISSER) of the University of Ghana, Legon, has held a lecture series on the land value capture potentials under the Greater Accra Resilient and Integrated Development (GARID) Project and how transcalar politics influence the design and implementation of the Project. Opening the workshop, a Professor of Urban […]


The Greater Accra Resilient and Integrated Development (GARID) Project has organized capacity building workshop in small business management and entrepreneurship for female waste pickers and waste collectors. The workshop is part of the interventions the Project is implementing to improve solid waste management capacity in the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area. Addressing participants, the Coordinator of […]

Informal Waste Sector Workers Collect More than Half of the Waste Generated in Accra -A Research Study

Findings from a study commissioned by the Greater Accra Resilient and Integrated Development (GARID) Project into Solid Waste Management in low-income communities in Accra have revealed that the Informal Waste Sector workers collect 51% of waste in the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA). This was made known during a high-level workshop organized by the GARID […]

GARID Project Presents Solid Waste Management Strategy to Key Stakeholders

The Greater Accra Resilient and Integrated Development (GARID) Project in collaboration with the Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources (MSWR) has presented a Solid Waste Management Strategy developed for the seventeen (17) participating MMDAs to key stakeholders in the Greater Accra Region.                                                                                                                                         The strategy which was presented at a high-level workshop for top officials […]

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