LET’S BE RESPONSIBLE IN OUR WASTE DISPOSAL BEHAVIOUR – ASENSO BOAKYE APPEALS AHEAD OF THE RAINY SEASON
The Minister for Works and Housing, Hon. Francis Asenso-Boakye has expressed grave worry about peoples’ culture of dumping household solid waste into open drains, which continue to have an adverse effect on the government’s efforts in improving communities’ resilience to flooding. Hon. Asenso-Boakye said, …
ADDRESSING PERENNIAL FLOODING: HON. ASENSO-BOAKYE CALLS FOR ATTITUDINAL CHANGE TOWARDS WASTE DISPOSAL
The Minister for Works and Housing, Hon. Francis Asenso-Boakye has called on Ghanaians to change their attitudes on the way waste is disposed off in drainages meant to enhance the flow of stormwater. This, the Minister observed, will go a long way to complement government interventions against the perennial flooding in the capital and other …
INVEST IN AFFORDABLE HOUSING ASENSO-BOAKYE TO PRIVATE DEVELOPERS
The Minister for Works and Housing, Hon. Francis Asenso-Boakye called on private developers within the housing sector to embrace the new government affordable housing programme and invest more to bridge the housing deficit which has been prevalent in the country. The Ministry for Works and Housing recently developed a new framework that commits it to …
HON. ASENSO-BOAKYE INDUCTS SIR DAVID ADJAYE AS A REGISTERED MEMBER OF ARCHITECT REGISTRATION COUNCIL (ARC)
The Minister for Works and Housing, Hon. Francis Asenso-Boakye (MP) has inducted Sir David Adjaye OBE, one of the world’s most celebrated architect as a Registered License Member of the Architect Registration Council (ARC) to legally practice in Accra, Ghana. The long-awaited induction ceremony comes after the ARC, the regulatory body for the architectural profession, …
HELP DEVELOP COST- EFFECTIVE LOCAL BUILDING MATERIALS – HON. ASENSO-BOAKYE TO ENGINEERS
The Minister for Works and Housing, Hon. Francis Asenso-Boakye has tasked the country’s engineers to come up with innovative technologies that would see to the production of cost-effective building materials to support the government’s priority of heavily subsidizing the provision of housing units to the citizenry. With rising cost of building materials posing significant practical …
GOVERNMENT TO REDUCE COST OF HOUSING UNITS WITH STRATEGIC INCENTIVES - HON. ASENSO BOAKYE
The Minister for Works and Housing, Hon Francis Asenso-Boakye has indicated that the government’s new strategic intervention of providing incentive packages such as unencumbered land banks, infrastructure services on the designated lands, tax incentives and exemptions to interested private developers as part of its new affordable housing programme will meet the needs and financial capacity …
WORKS AND HOUSING DIGEST
The Ministry of Works and Housing, exists to formulate, monitor and evaluate the implementation of policies, plans and programmes for the sustainable management of public landed properties, drainage and coastal protection works, operational hydrology as well as safe, secure, decent and affordable housing using technical expertise and innovative methods for all people living in the country.
Robust and Sustainable Development of Public Works and Housing infrastructure.
The Ministry of Works and Housing is responsible for the initiation and formulation of Government’s policies and programmes for the Housing and Works sub-sectors of the Country.
In line with Sections 11 and 13 of the Civil Service Act 1993, (PNDCL 327), and by Executive Instrument (EI. 28, 2017), the Ministry of Works and Housing is mandated to initiate and formulate policies for the Works and Housing sector, as well as coordinate, monitor and evaluate the implementation of plans, programmes, and performance of the sector for national development.