UN Human Settlement Programme

7th World Urban Forum The United Nations Human Settlement Programme (UN-Habitat) will celebrate the 7th session of the World Urban Forum in the Colombian city of Medellín on 5-11 April under the overall theme “Urban Equity in Development – Cities for Life”. Ghana will host a special Side Event during the week-long Forum on; Wednesday […]

FOAT 2011 Scores & Allocation of UDG funds to 34 qualified MMAs

 FOAT V ( 2011) SCORES AND ALLOCATION OF UDG FUNDS TO 34 QUALIFIED MMAs SN MMA Region Total UDG PM Score GHc/MMA Per capita 1.96 1 Bekwai Municipal Ashanti 79                  585,833 5.0   2 Ejisu Juaben Municipal Ashanti 95                  858,112 6.0   3 Kumasi Metro Ashanti 58              7,416,218 3.6   4 Obuasi […]

FOAT 2011 Scores & Allocation of UDG funds to 34 qualified MMAs

 FOAT V ( 2011) SCORES AND ALLOCATION OF UDG FUNDS TO 34 QUALIFIED MMAs SN MMA Region Total UDG PM Score GHc/MMA Per capita 1.96 1 Bekwai Municipal Ashanti 79                  585,833 5.0   2 Ejisu Juaben Municipal Ashanti 95                  858,112 6.0   3 Kumasi Metro Ashanti 58              7,416,218 3.6   4 Obuasi […]

Publication of FOAT V. (2011) Results & Allocation (DDF & UDG)

THE DISTRICT DEVELOPMENT FACILITY (DDF) GRANTS AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT GRANT (UDG) ALLOCATIONS TO METROPOLITAN, MUNICIPAL AND DISTRICT ASSEMBLIES (MMDAs) BASED UPON THE FOAT V (2011) ASSESSMENT The tables below give the DDF and UDG allocations to each MMDAs and MMAs respectively based upon their performance in the fifth assessment implemented by Ministry of Local Government […]

Working Visit to Brong Ahafo and Ashanti Regions by Head of Service

Dr. Callistus Mahama’s (Head of Service) recently paid a working visit to fifteen (15) Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in the Brong Ahafo and Ashanti regions. The objectives were to obtain from the primary source the practical implementation of the legislative Instrument (LI) 1961 on the ground. Particular attention was paid to the setting […]

9th Batch of Postings Released

The Ninth Batch of Posting of Officers to the Various Regions has been released. Newly recruited Officers are entreated to Report to the Regional Coordinating Council of the Region being posted to. LIST OF OFFICERS POSTED TO THE VARIOUS REGIONS: IX ADMINISTRATIVE CLASS NAMES OF OFFICERS REGIONS EUNICE OFOSU ASANTEWAA AR JACOB AMEAH BA ASAFOH […]

Service Delivery Standards Guidelines

Introduction  Since 1983, in Ghana, institutional reforms towards decentralization at the district-level were promoted. The Local Government Service is the newest and largest Public Service organization in the country with a mandate to lead the process of administrative decentralization. The decentralization process at the Local Government Service was initiated to ensure that the public service […]

Written Examinations for Graduate Entry into the Local Government Service

The Local Government Service Secretariat is organizing written examinations for University Graduates who have applied to enter the Local Government Service (LGS) of Ghana to pursue various careers.  This is to ensure fair and transparent selection of high caliber staff into the Service to facilitate the achievement of its vision for Ghana.     All University […]