According to the district leaders, the collaboration deal once signed will see KCCA offering technical support to the district’s sanitation action plans in Anaka Town Council.
Heaps of gabage at Gulu City landfill in Pece-Laroo Division. Photo by Simon Wokorach
is seeking to partner with Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) on solid waste
the district leaders, the collaboration deal once signed will see KCCA offering
technical support to the district’s sanitation action plans in Anaka Town
Tony Awany, the Nwoya County Member of Parliament reveals that they have so far
met with the KCCA Director of Public Health Dr. Daniel Okello, and formulated
agreements to have KCCA offer technical support on solid waste management.
He notes that other areas of support will be solar street lighting provision,
training of personnel on solid waste management, and provision of the cabbage
“We met the director of Public Health KCCA on Tuesday in a bid to expedite the
process of collaboration. We have agreed that they will give us technical
support in respect to solid waste management in both training and donation
provision of cabbage collection kit,” Awany said.
He says in their meeting, the Authority has also agreed to support the Town Council
of Anaka in filling and rehabilitating barrow pits that were excavated during
road construction but have been left open.
According to Awany, the collaboration will also involve Patongo Town Council in
Agago District which was equally chosen as one of the fast-growing towns in the
region expected to become Municipalities in the near future.
David Okema, the Anaka Town Council Chairperson says the partnership will help
to boost the development plans of the Town Council. He says they sought collaboration with KCCA
to help guide the town council on strategic sectors of public Health.
Okema notes that they are yet to come to a common agreement on the duration of
the collaboration will take.
Efforts to get comments from Dr. Daniel Okello, the Director of Public Health
Services and Environment at KCCA were futile by press time.
Emmanuel Orach, the Nwoya LCV Chairperson says a similar initiative has also
been formulated with the National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC). He
says both projects will focus on solid waste management to improve the areas of
water and sanitation in the district.
Bureau Chief, West Acholi