Managing cities……..Provost urges politicians not to interfere PDF  | Print |  E-mail
Friday, 06 August 2010 16:30

The Provost of the College of Architecture and Planning of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), has accused politicians of interfering in the work of professionals in the management of cities.

He said Metropolitan Chief Executives (MCEs) usually had no knowledge on city management but instead of allowing professionals to take control of the situation, they did everything to interfere in the work of professionals, only to compound existing problems.

Speaking at the opening of a validation workshop on the draft National Urban Policy (NUP) in Kumasi, Prof, Seth Asiama, who is also the Ashante Regional representative on the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC), said “urban management is not a political job but a professional one”

AMA begins sewage improvement works PDF  | Print |  E-mail
Friday, 06 August 2010 16:25

Sixteen contractors have been engaged by the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) to provide 42, 20-seater water closet toilet facilities in all the 11 sub-metros of the national capital, to help ease the pressure on places of convenience in the city.

The construction work, which is under the Accra Sewage Improvement Works, is scheduled to begin this month-August, 2010, and is expected to be completed by the end of the year.

Consequently, the Accra Metropolitan Chief Executive, Mr Alfred Oko Venderpuije, assisted by the Deputy Minister  for Food and Agriculture in charge of Fisheries, Nii Amasah Namoale and the La Mantse, Nii Tetteh Kpobi Tsuru has cut the sod for work to commence.

MMDAS lack trained Building Inspectors PDF  | Print |  E-mail
Thursday, 29 July 2010 14:16

The Registrar of the Architects Registration Council (ARC), Prof. Ralph Mills-Tettey, has acknowledged there was a shortage of trained Building Inspectors and other built environment professionals and technicians at the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assembly (MMDA) levels.

The Land Use Planning and Management Project (LUPMP) in Ghana is a three year initiative (2007-2010). It is an integral part of the broader Land Administration Project (LAP) which has been implemented by the Ministry of Lands, Forestry and Mines since 2003. LUPMP is funded by the Government of Ghana and the Nordic Development Fund.
<< Start < Prev 1 2 Next > End >>

Page 2 of 2