Complex development issues are best addressed through combined efforts or inter-agency coordination. The following are examples of joint programmes and joined-up approaches across UN agencies in Ghana.
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
The joint UN Water, Sanitation and Hygiene programme (WASH) aims to improve public water and sanitation infrastructure in flood-prone communities accompanied by advocacy for good hygiene practices.
The Green Climate Fund (GCF) was established in 2010 as an operating entity of the financial mechanism of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), designed to disburse $100 billion per year of new and additional resources by 2020 for addressing climate change.
Working towards a Green Economy, the UN in Ghana specifically engages in two joint programmes: The Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) and the SWITCH Africa Green Project.
In 2014, the UN in Ghana responded to GoG request to support the National Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Preparedness Plan (on Ebola) through a joint project targeting community awareness and education and health sector capability.
Renewed Efforts Against Child Hunger (REACH)
The Renewed Efforts Against Child Hunger (REACH) initiative aims to assist governments of countries with a high burden of child and maternal undernutrition to accelerate the scale-up of food and nutrition actions.