In Ghana most of the water withdrawn for drinking and for irrigation comes from groundwater sources. But the World Bank estimates annual losses due to water pollution equivalent to about 3% of Ghana’s GDP. Despite this, Ghana can be well-positioned to sustainably manage its water resources through strategic local actions, more equitable and inclusive water resource management, and collaborative partnerships on data and digitalization.
Ghana: visible actions to sustainably manage groundwater resources
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