Call For Papers

GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSIONS Papers should focus on any of the thematic areas: Economic Regeneration Leisure Building Control Waste Management Housing Development Regeneration Schemes Road Maintenance  Social Welfare Community Development Public Transportation System Revenue Mobilization Natural Resource Management. Deadline for receipt of abstracts is 19th September, 2014.Abstracts should not be more than 250 words and full […]

LGS Launches HRMIS Database

The Head of Local Government Service has launched the Service’s Human Resource Management Information System (HRMIS) Database at the La Palm Beach Hotel on the 7th March 2014. The well attended launch brought together Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives, Coordinating Directors, Directors, Human Resource Officers, Information Technology Officers and the general public. The HRMIS […]

Reactivation of Continuous Professional Development in the Local Government Service

Continuous Professional Development (CPD) is defined as education of staff following the completion of formal training. CPD consists of any educational activity which helps to maintain, develop or increase knowledge, problem-solving, technical skills or professional performance standards all with the goal of enhancing and sustaining staff performance. The global technological improvement, fierce competition and rapid […]

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 […]