GSAM WILL ENCOURAGE CITIZENS TO DEMAND ACCOUNTABILITY - AQUINAS

Cape Coast, Sept. 01, GNA - People at the grassroots would demand social accountability and transparency if they are well informed about the performance of their district assemblies, Central Regional Minister, Mr Aquinas Tawiah Quansah has noted. This, he believed, would also go a long way to...

Date: September 3, 2015, 12:37 pm
ISODEC ENGAGES SWAZI CSOS ON THE COUNTRY’S PENDING WATER SECTOR REFORMS

  Mbabane – Ghanaian, Leonard Shang-Quartey warned Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) not to be influenced by Government such that they ended up becoming GNGOs (Government Non-Governmental Organisations). Shang-Quartey is a policy analyst for the Integrated Social Development Center...

Date: September 1, 2015, 6:05 pm
CSOS REJECT PPPS AT LAGOS WATER SUMMIT… ISODEC PROPOSES PUBLIC-PUBLIC PARTNERSHIPS AS ALTERNATIVE FOR WATER PROVISION

  A Lagos water Summit has recommended the engagement of Public-Public Partnerships PUPs in the provision of water for citizens. At a 2-day summit, participants agreed that the PUPs will promote best practices and cut off areas of inefficiencies and wastages. The event organised by...

Date: September 1, 2015, 6:01 pm
GOV’T CAN\'T WASH HANDS OFF PETROLEUM PRICING – ISODEC

The Integrated Social Development Center (ISODEC), a civil society group has slammed government for its decision to leave petroleum pricing to only the Bulk Distribution Companies (BDC) and the Oil Marketing Companies (OMC). According to ISODEC, it will be disingenuous for the NPA and...

Date: August 28, 2015, 12:17 pm
URBAN WATER MANAGEMENT IN GHANA AND CYCLE OF WRONG POLICY PRESCRIPTIONS– IMPROVING ON THE INSTITUTIONAL RESPONSIVENESS OF GWCL

The failure of the urban water sector PSP experiment in Ghana through a management contract caused the water utility to be reverted back to public management; the reversion was however akin to a hot coal placed in the hands of the public water utility – Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL), as...

Date: March 15, 2014, 6:13 pm
GOV’T MUST RECONSIDER ITS STANCE ON PREPAID WATER METERS …IT WILL NOT ADDRESS THE PROBLEMS OF THE WATER SECTOR

The Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) deserves to be commended for exhibiting signs ofcommitment towards addressing key challenges for sustainable delivery of quality and universallyaccessible water to urban consumers. However the recent policy indication of the company tointroduce pre-paid meters...

Date: March 15, 2014, 4:37 pm
THE STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS AS A FUNCTIONAL POLICY TOOL

Not a Ritualistic DecorationThere are two important moments in most parliamentary and presidential democracies which are of special importance to groups formed around special interests. These are presentations of national budgets to parliaments and the presentation also of the State of the Nation...

Date: March 15, 2014, 4:06 pm
MAKE SUBSIDIES PRO POOR - ISODEC

The Integrated Social Development Centre (ISODEC), which is kicking against the proposed scrapping of subsidies on utilities and fuel, wants Government to restructure subsidies from its current form to ensure it is pro-poor.   The current structure of subsidies on utilities and fuel does not...

Date: June 26, 2013, 3:04 pm
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