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Ghana's water supply

Ghana's water supply developed over the last hundred years with the involvement of many institutions and authorities

Access to drinking water

Promoting access to safe drinking water for all

While Ghana has made progress towards providing equitable access to safe drinking water, many people still lack this basic service

Water in urban areas

Kampala’s water problems

In Kampala, Uganda’s capital, residents lack access to clean water. The dilapidated sewer system and flooding also pose hazards. Previous efforts to improve the situation have been inadequate

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Breathing space for politically persecuted persons

Hamburg offers breathing space for politically persecuted persons


Colonial legacies still mark development affairs

After decades of debate, the impacts of the colonial era are still evident in development cooperation

Water supply

Equipping water utilities to meet SDG6

Billions of people have no access to drinking water and sanitary facilities.

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Government revenues

Why UN probably cannot deliver more on taxes than OECD

Multilateral action should contribute to boosting government revenues

Development studies

Why development depends on a national elite’s shared vision

Oxford scholar rehabilitates the much-maligned term “aid”

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Global governance

Working together for the human right to water

More cooperation is needed – from the local to the international level – to ensure that the UN targets for water are not missed

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