ILGS-GAMA Project

ILGS-GAMA Project

ILGS Opinion Piece: Advancing Local Government Reforms in Ghana: A Shift not a Shake Up.By Ivy A. Adorboe, Institute of Local Government Studies, Accra

21 April, 2021
Advancing Local Government Reforms in Ghana: A Shift not a Shake Up By Ivy A. Adorboe, Institute of Local Government Studies, Accra The service orientation of Ghana’s local government system has been practiced for over thirty years with reoccurring challenges such as poor engagement between citizens and local government functionaries, ineffective delivery of basic services such as drainage, sanitation and waste management, and uncontrolled development and sprawls to list a few. While the current system has brought government closer to where people live, its weaknesses are overwhelming. Hence the need to shift gear as the Director General of the National…

I will at all times rally my support for MMDCEs elections - Dr Ato Arthur

10 February, 2021
The Head of the Local Government Services, Ing. Dr. Nana Ato Arthur has revealed that he will at all times support the election of Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs). He said, being appointed as Chief Executive comes with no security of tenure, the reason why he supports the proposed election of MMDCEs.

A functional and active Developmental Local Governance and Economic Transformation Platform in Ghana

The Local Governance Practitioners Forum (LGPF) is a broad-based membership platform that comprises of key institutions of Ghana’s local governance system. The platform provides an inclusive space for diverse policy actors (researchers, central and local policy makers, local governments, private enterprises, bureaucrats, civil society organizations (CSOs), development partners, politicians and political parties, and the media) to share research and practice evidence on democratic and developmental local governance.

Validation Meeting on Training Modules for Staff of the Local Government Service

08 December, 2020
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Proposal and Data Collection Instruments Presentation by LGPF Core Team

23 March, 2020
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Capacity Building and Training: Local Government Service Continuous Professional Development

01 July, 2019
The ILGS in collaboration with the OHLGS offers the enhanced Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Programme for staff of the Local Government Service. These programmes, referred to as the Local Government (LG) Scheme of Service (SoS) Training Programmes have a menu of courses that is fit-for-purpose for the various professional classes clustered as follows: administrators; human resource managers; environmental health and sanitation officers; finance, budget and rating officers; planners (development and physical); engineers and; management information system officers.