Month: June 2022

ESTABLISHMENT OF THE GHANA HYDROLOGICAL AUTHORITY CRITICAL TO ADDRESSING FLOODING-ASENSO-BOAKYE

The Minister for Works and Housing, Hon. Francis Asenso-Boakye has expressed the urgent need for a fundamental change in the country’s approach in addressing hydrological challenges in the country. The establishment of the Ghana Hydrological Authority, the sector Minister indicated, would go a long way to enhance existing hydrology, and provide the essential technical leadership …

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USE LOCAL MATERIALS TO REDUCE CONSTRUCTION COST – ABDULAI ABANGA

The Deputy Minister for Works and Housing, Hon. Abdulai Abanga has appealed to stakeholders in the built industry to prioritize the use of local building materials in their construction projects. This, the Deputy Minister noted, will go a long way to mitigate the escalating cost of imported construction materials and help boost the country’s economy. …

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AFFORDABLE HOUSING HIGH ON GOVERNMENT’S AGENDA- ASENSO-BOAKYE

The Minister for Works and Housing, Hon.  Francis Asenso-Boakye has reassured of government’s commitment to tackling the increasing national housing deficit that confronts the country especially in urban areas. The sector Minister disclosed that government is currently expediting efforts that will see to the completion of all existing but stalled housing projects dotted across the …

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GOVERNMENT FLOOD CONTROL PROGRAMME IMPACTS SEVERAL COMMUNITIES

The Minister for Works and Housing, Francis Asenso-Boakye has recounted the flood mitigations interventions undertaken by the Ministry, which have ultimately impacted several communities that were hitherto vulnerable to the flood menace. Addressing the press yesterday in Accra, the sector Minister disclosed that NFCP has seen flood mitigation measures implemented in several communities in Kuntunse …

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