• SPATIAL PLANNING

    Ghana is grappling with one of the fastest growing urbanization rates, with more than half of the population currently living in urban areas. This is very high for a developing country. Unfortunately, the high urbanization rate is not complemented with a commensurate economic growth.

  • URBAN UPGRADING AND SLUM CLEARANCE

    At its most basic level, urban upgrading involves improving the physical environment of communities with little access to utilities. This includes improving and/or installing basic infrastructure like water, sanitation, waste collection, access roads, storm drainage, lighting, public telephones, etc.

  • HOUSING

    All over the world, the housing and real estate industries have been the backbone of the economic transformation. No wonder the collapse of the housing market in the United States triggered the current world economic meltdown. Housing brings in its wake, investments in several other sectors, building materials, household gadgets, etc.

  • MODERN CITY DESIGN

    The Institute’s flagship project is to assist Government develop business and financial cities in the Western region which will include modern infrastructure, high quality real estate and new industrial zones to accommodate new manufacturing companies.

  • SPORTS CITY

    A mixed use Sports City shall be developed inside the enclave, with sports academies and world-class stadia for several field and track events, and facilities to hold world class events in golf, swimming, tennis, cycling, etc. An Industrial Growth Zone equipped with superior facilities for light and medium industries shall be developed, with parks assigned to a series of sectors.

  • DISASTER RISK REDUCTION

    Natural disasters are a tragic interruption to the development process and impact developing countries in other ways than developed countries. Developing countries suffer the greatest costs when a disaster hits - more than 95 percent of all deaths caused by disasters occur in developing countries; and losses due to natural disasters are 20 times greater (as a percent of GDP) in developing countries than in industrial countries.