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Economic impacts of poor sanitation in Africa : Ghana

Poor sanitation costs Ghana 420 million Cedis each year, equivalent to US$290 million, according to a desk study carried out by the Water and Sanitation Program (WSP). This sum is the equivalent of US$12 per person in Ghana per year or 1.6% of the national GDP.[authors abstract]

TitleEconomic impacts of poor sanitation in Africa : Ghana
Publication TypeMiscellaneous
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsWater and Sanitation Program - Africa Region -Nairobi, KE, (WSP-AF)
Pagination6 p.; tab.; fig.; graphs
Date Published2012-03-01
PublisherWater and Sanitation Program, WSP
Place PublishedNairobi, Kenya
Keywordscountry profiles, economic aspects, ghana, sanitation
Abstract

Poor sanitation costs Ghana 420 million Cedis each year, equivalent to US$290 million, according to a desk study carried out by the Water and Sanitation Program (WSP). This sum is the equivalent of US$12 per person in Ghana per year or 1.6% of the national GDP.[authors abstract]

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