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The Environmental Sanitation Policy of Ghana (2010) and Stakeholder Capacity: A Case Study of Solid Waste Management in Accra and Koforidua
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Science and Technology, Earth Sciences, Department of Earth Sciences.
2011 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Managing solid waste effectively has become a burden for many countries especially thedeveloping and the least developed ones. Policies are made as guidelines for various actorsin the waste management sector to implement, but implementation also comes withresource availability and the capacity of the actors to ensure their roles in the policy areachieved. This research focuses on the actors in the solid waste management in twoassemblies of Ghana: the New Juaben Municipal Assembly and the Accra MetropolitanAssembly. The study explores the capacity of the stakeholders in these two study areas inrelation to their roles in the Environmental Sanitation Policy of Ghana, looking at theircurrent practices in solid waste management. A seven weeks field research in Ghanainvolving the use of semi‐structured interviews, informal interviews, snow‐ball sampling,participant observation and focus group discussion with actors within the solid wastemanagement sector, provided for the data of the study. The study identifies somechallenges of these actors and gives recommendation of some issues which would requirefurther research.

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2011. , 52 p.
Keyword [en]
Sustainable development, solid waste, actors, policy implementation, Ghana
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Natural Sciences
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URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-160848OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-160848DiVA: diva2:453281
Educational program
Master Programme in Sustainable Development
Uppsok
Life Earth Science
Available from: 2011-11-03 Created: 2011-11-01 Last updated: 2011-11-03Bibliographically approved

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