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Asenso-Boakye Inspects Projects in the Central Region

The Minister for Works and Housing, Hon. Francis Asenso-Boakye was on a 3-day working tour of the Central and Western Regions. The visit was to inspect and have first-hand information on, ongoing coastal protection and housing projects of the Ministry. The Hon. Minister first paid a courtesy call on the Anomabo Paramount Chief, Nana Kantamanto …

Highlights of Hon. Minister’s Press Briefing

The Hon. Minister, Francis Asenso-Boakye, took his turn to address the Press on the various achievements of the Ministry. Below are highlights of his presentation: DRAINAGE Government commits GH₵450 million to increase country’s resilience to flooding Reduction in flood occurrences in the country since 2019 Government to implement National Flood Control Programme across the 16 …

Protecting Coastal Communities-Government to Construct Sea Defence Walls at Ketu South

The Minister for Works and Housing, Hon. Francis Asenso-Boakye has assured the chiefs and people of Ketu South in the Volta Region of Government’s commitment to ensuring the construction of sea defence walls along the communities to protect lives and properties. He said, coastal protection is high on Government’s agenda hence, plans have been put …

Support Government’s Efforts to Mitigate Flooding – Hon. Asenso-Boakye

The Minister for Works and Housing, Hon. Francis Asenso-Boakye, has urged Ghanaians to support the government’s efforts to mitigate the incidence of flooding in the country. He said, the government’s efforts will be meaningless if the citizenry continue to dispose of solid waste into drains and build structures on waterways. “We have desilted about 1000km …


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.