Emmanuel Odotei is a veteran water, sanitation, and hygiene specialist with more than 30 years of experience in the sector. The WASH Project Management Specialist for USAID/Ghana, Odotei served as Activity Manager for the recently concluded Water Access Sanitation and Hygiene for the Urban Poor (WASH-UP) project, a 7-year initiative that used market-based approaches to improve WASH services and infrastructure in Ghana’s urban slums. Today, Odotei is helping oversee the WASH for Health project, a 5-year initiative concluding in 2020 that aims to improve water supply and sanitation access in 30 districts in rural Ghana through infrastructure improvements and behavior change campaigns in the community and the classroom. In this interview with Global Waters Radio, Odotei shares his thoughts about Ghana’s ongoing efforts to improve water supply and sanitation in pursuit of Target 6 of the Sustainable Development Goals. This podcast was originally published in March 2017.
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For more information on the projects discussed in this Global Waters Radio podcast:
- WASH for Health (W4H)
- Water Access, Sanitation & Hygiene for the Urban Poor (WASH-UP)
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