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GOVERNMENT HOUSING INITIATIVES WILL TRANSFORM THE INDUSTRY – HON. ASENSO-BOAKYE

The Minister for Works and Housing, Hon. Francis Asenso-Boakye has expressed confidence that the numerous initiatives being instituted by the government to address the teething challenges in the housing industry will transform the sector and ultimately deliver efficient public infrastructure and services to the good people of Ghana. Speaking at the launch of the Adumuah …

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CHIEF DIRECTOR, OTHERS AWARDED AT THE 2022 CIVIL SERVICE AWARDS CEREMONY

The 2022 Civil Service Week Celebration was climaxed with an Awards Ceremony on Friday 29th July 2022 at the Alisa Hotel with deserving staff of the Ministry recognized for their hard-working ethics and contributions to the service and by extension, the country as a whole. The Ministry’s venerable Chief Director, Mr. Solomon Asoalla, who has …

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BILL FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE GHANA HYDROLOGICAL AUTHORITY PASSED

Parliament, on Thursday, 28th July 2022, gave the approval for the establishment of the Ghana Hydrological Authority following the passage of the Bill that sought to establish it. The Ghana Hydrological Authority Bill, 2022, when accented by the President will give birth to a state institution responsible for planning, design, execution, operation, and maintenance of …

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RENT ASSISTANCE SCHEME IN THE OFFING: AS GOVERNMENT AIMS TO CUSHION GHANAIANS AGAINST HIKES IN RENTAL ACCOMMODATION

The government, through the Ministry of Works and Housing, is set to commence the establishment of the National Rental Assistance Scheme (NRAS) as part of efforts to reduce the burden of hikes associated with rental accommodation as well as increase access to safe and affordable rental housing, especially for low incoming earning Ghanaians. The Scheme, …

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GOVERNMENT PUSHES FOR RENT REFORMS AS STAKEHOLDERS MEET TO REVIEW EXISTING LAWS

The efforts by the sector Ministry to address problems associated with rental housing received a major boost as stakeholders made up of industry players and academia undertook the review of the existing Rent Act, 1963 (Act 220) meant to among other things bring sanity to the administration of rental housing and remove inherent constraints on …

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MINISTRY WORKS AND HOUSING TO INTENSIFY SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT GOVERNANCE

The Ministry for Works and Housing has taken delivery of supply chain management library materials from the Knowledge Development Alliance Network of partners as part of efforts to intensify supply chain management governance awareness within the Ministry.  The Alliance is made up of the Ghana Library Authority (GhLA), National Lottery Authority (NLA) Professor Douglas Boateng, …

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GHANA MAKES PROGRESS IN UN’S URBAN AGENDA – ASENSO-BOAKYE

Ghana’s Minister for Works and Housing, Francis Asenso-Boakye has indicated the progress made by the country as part of efforts to harness the urbanization process toward the sustainable development of the country. The sector Minister disclosed that Ghana is among the countries that have so far shown great commitment in its quest to implement the …

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UN-HABITAT TO PARTNER WITH GHANA ON SUSTAINABLE URBANIZATION

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-Habitat, has renewed its commitment to partner with the government of Ghana in attaining sustainable urbanization and improving climate change adaptation. This came to light when Ghana’s Minister for Housing, Hon. Francis Asenso-Boakye and the Executive Director of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-Habitat, Her Excellency Maimunah Mohd …

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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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