Report- High Level Breakfast Meeting on LED

26 September, 2022
High Level Breakfast Meeting- Promoting Local Economic Development to Create Jobs, September - 09 - 2022, Accra. The Institute of Local Government Studies held a High Level Breakfast Meeting on Promoting Local Economic Development to Create Jobs on 9th September, 2022 in Accra. The discussions centered on Lessons from the Nationwide Training on the Next Generation Local Economic Development (NGLED) and Emerging Issues and the localisation of the national agenda for job creation.

High Level Breakfast Meeting- Promoting Local Economic Development to Create Jobs

12 September, 2022
High Level Breakfast Meeting- Promoting Local Economic Development to Create Jobs, September - 09 - 2022, Accra. The Institute of Local Government Studies held a High Level Breakfast Meeting on Promoting Local Economic Development to Create Jobs on 9th September, 2022 in Accra. The discussions centered on Lessons from the Nationwide Training on the Next Generation Local Economic Development (NGLED) and Emerging Issues and the localisation of the national agenda for job creation.

Job Opportunity-Senior Lecturers and Lecturers: Public and Policy Management, Public Financial Management, Local Economic Development, Environmental Management/Science, Corporate Leadership/Governance, Development Studies, MIS, GIS, Gender Studies

29 August, 2022
The Institute of Local Government Studies (ILGS) is a public management institute, established under Act 647 of 2003. It is mandated to organize the training of both staff and members of the regional coordinating councils, district assemblies, and other lower local government units to enhance the managerial, administrative, financial and operational efficiency of organs and units of local government. The ILGS also runs four Masters level programmes in Local Government Administration, Local Economic Development, Public Financial Management and Environmental Science, Policy and Management as well as other short-term certificate and postgraduate certificate courses. The ILGS is currently undergoing a re-organization…

OPENING OF ADMISSIONS FOR ILGS MASTERS’ DEGREE PROGRAMMES-2022/23 ACADEMIC YEAR

14 June, 2022
The Institute of Local Government Studies (ILGS) has opened admissions for its, flagship Master’s Degree Programmes for the 2022/2023 academic year. The four (4) programmes being mounted by the Innnnnnstitute are all relevant for professional career in local governance and development practice. These are: Environmental Science, Policy and Management Local Economic Development Public Financial Management A. Local Governance and Management. The Institute is accredited by the Ghana Tertiary Education Commission (GTEC) and affiliated with the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). It also has standing relationship with other reputable international institutions of higher learning for world class instructions…

LED Training and Lessons from MAG Programme

05 May, 2022
Daily Graphic, May - 06 - 2022, Accra. The Minister of Local Government, Decentralisation and Rural Development, Dan Botwe, has urged metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies (MMDAs) to deploy strategies that can help boost local economies and improve governance in municipalities, towns and villages across the country. That, he said, would be a significant step towards fully harnessing the economic potential of the MMDAs to create jobs, generate income and reduce poverty.

ILGS being retooled to train local government staff— Dan Botwe

23 February, 2022
The Institute of Local Government Studies (ILGS) is being retooled and revamped to provide structured training to all categories of local government functionaries and staff, Mr Daniel Botwe, Minister of Local Government, Decentralisation and Rural Development has said.
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