Course Details

Environmental Sanitation and Waste Financing


KNUST Certificate signed by Vice Chancellor

Course Overview

The Environmental Sanitation and Waste Financing short course is designed to equip participants with knowledge and skills to effectively manage and finance waste management in their respective communities. The course will provide participants with an understanding of the environmental sanitation challenges and waste management practices in Ghana, and the role of stakeholders in ensuring sustainable environmental sanitation practices.

Content and Learning

This course will cover the following topic areas:

Unit 1: Overview of Environmental Sanitation and Waste Financing Unit 2: Regulatory Frameworks for Environmental Sanitation and Waste Management in Ghana Unit 3: Waste Generation to disposal operational process Unit 4: Waste Collection and Transportation Business Unit 5: Financing and Economics of Waste Management Unit 6: Community Participation in Environmental Sanitation This course is suitable for professionals and individuals who are involved or interested in pursuing a career in environmental sanitation and waste management. • Waste management practitioners • Government officials involved in environmental sanitation and waste management • Environmental scientists • Public health professionals • Engineers • Private sector stakeholders involved in environmental sanitation and waste management.


This short course is open to individuals who have a keen interest in environmental sanitation and waste management. Participants may come from various sectors including government, private, and non-governmental organizations. Upon completion of the three-day program, participants will receive a certificate from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.

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