UK provides £27m green loan to solar-powered water project in Ghana

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Golden Jubilee House, the presidential palace in Accra, Ghana | Credit: Jessica Gardner
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Golden Jubilee House, the presidential palace in Accra, Ghana | Credit: Jessica Gardner

Direct loan from UK Export Finance aimed at supporting Aqua Africa project that will provide clean drinking water to rural communities in Ghana

The UK government has agreed to provide a £27m green loan to support the use of solar energy to sterilise drinking water for rural communities in Ghana, using technology developed by UK-based firm Aqua...

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