Ghana: Supporting Evidence Based Decision Making for a Clean, Resilient and Inclusive Greater Accra

Context and Objectives 
The project will facilitate evidence-based decision-making for a cleaner, resilient and inclusive development of Greater Accra (Ghana). The objective is to strengthen evidence based decision making for (i) strengthening flood and soild waste management and (ii) improve the living conditions of the most vulnerable communities in the Odaw basin in the Greater Accra Region. 

The project also supports the preparation of the World Bank-financed Greater Accra Resilient and Integrated Development project, which aims to strengthen flood and solid waste management and improve the living conditions of the most vulnerable communities within the Odaw River Basin of the Greater Accra Region.

Main Activities

The ACP-EU NDRR project complements the World Bank-funded Urban Development and Poor Neighborhood Upgrading project, by integrating urban resilience in its design and implementation, and by building capacities and developing tools for central and local governments to be better prepared to disaster risks.

Partnerships and Coordination
The project has been discussed with the EU Delegation in Ghana. During the project implementation, the World Bank team briefs the EU Delegation on the progress.

Country
Region
  • Africa
Window of Action
  • Window 2
Amount approved
  • $500,000
Duration
  • 12/2017 - 06/2019