International Journal of Environmental Protection and Policy

Volume 3, Issue 1, January 2015

  • Water is Life: Situation Analysis of Access to Household Water Supply in the Wa Municipality, Ghana

    Enoch Akwasi Kosoe, Issaka Kanton Osumanu

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, January 2015
    Pages: 1-13
    Received: Jan. 21, 2015
    Accepted: Jan. 29, 2015
    Published: Feb. 15, 2015
    Abstract: Far too many people in urban Ghana live without access to safe drinking water and this is a primary determinant of continuing poverty. Using questionnaire survey and key informant interviews, this study explored the situation of households’ access to potable water supply in the Wa Municipality, a low-income urban area in north-west Ghana. This stud... Show More
  • In the Pursuit of Sustainability: Lessons from the Coffee Sector

    Robert Armstrong Rice

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, January 2015
    Pages: 14-19
    Received: Nov. 17, 2014
    Accepted: Jan. 26, 2015
    Published: Feb. 16, 2015
    Abstract: Recent years have shown an impressive and growing concern about sustainable production of food, fiber and oil crops. As more crops become incorporated into the sustainability realm, which often involves a certification of prescribed production methods/conditions, lessons can be learned from sectors with extant sustainability initiatives. For biofue... Show More