The Expert Consultation was convened by FAO in order to elaborate guidelines on the policies and actions needed to increase the contribution of small-scale fisheries to poverty alleviation and food security.
Studies & Presentations
The central problem within the water sector is the lack of adequate access to safe water supply and basic sanitation. This is intensified through rapid population growth; at the same time the amount of available water decreases due to pollution, overuse and climate change.
This report covers the review of the current GTZ supported project, Support to River Basin Organizations in SADC, and was written on the basis of the consultants’ understanding of views expressed during the many interviews with relevant stakeholders and information gathered from the multip
About 15% of the Accra metropolitan area is served by a piped waterborne sewerage network and the remaining areas are served by on-site sanitation facilities in the form of septic tanks and improved pit latrines.
People who live in poverty are those exposed to the worst environmental and health risks. Overall, somewhere between 25% and 33% of the global burden of disease can be attributed to environmental factors.