The Water Resources Commission has established partnerships with a number of local and international organisations in order to facilitate the achievement of its roles and functions. These include:

Local Partners

  • Organisations involved mainly in water resources data collection and processing:
  • Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)/Water Research Institute (WRI)
  • Ghana Meteorological Agency (GMA)
  • Hydrological Services Department (HSD)

Organisations involved mainly in the use and development of water resources:

  • Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL)
  • Community Water and Sanitation Agency (CWSA)
  • Irrigation Development Authority (IDA)
  • Volta River Authority (VRA)
  • Volta Lake Transport Company (VLTC)


Organisations involved mainly in regulatory activities:

  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Forestry Commission (FC)
  • Minerals Commission (MC)
  • Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC)


International Partners

  • Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA)
  • Global Water Partnership (GWP)
  • United Nations Centre for Human Settlements (UNCHS)
  • International Water Management Institute (IWMI)
  • Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)
  • Centre for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn
  • World Bank
  • Japanese International Co-operation Agency (JICA)
  • United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)
  • European Union (EU)
  • Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES)
  • DGIRH of Burkina Faso
  • International World Conservation Union (IUCN)