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Title: Partnerships in sanitation service management and infrastructure provision in Kumasi, Ghana
Authors: Nyarko, Kwabena B.
Bushell, Olivia
Oduro-Kwarteng, Sampson
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: © WEDC, Loughborough University
Citation: NYARKO, K.B. ... et al, 2015. Partnerships in sanitation service management and infrastructure provision in Kumasi, Ghana. IN: Shaw, R.J. (ed). Water, sanitation and hygiene services beyond 2015 - Improving access and sustainability: Proceedings of the 38th WEDC International Conference, Loughborough, UK, 27-31 July 2015, 7pp.
Abstract: This paper investigates the potentials of the private sector in the development and management of sanitation infrastructure and services within three Sub metros in the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA). A case study approach was used and data on public toilets under Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) and franchise management were collected. Results showed that users of BOT facilities were generally satisfied with the services they receive but the KMA-owned toilets under franchised management receive low patronage because of the poor management and political interference. Some factors plaguing the partnership include mistrust between the partners, political interference and socio-cultural behaviour of the users.
Description: This is a conference paper.
Version: Published
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/31233
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