Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources (Ghana)
Ghana is endowed with abundant natural resources, which have played a key role in the development efforts of the country. The Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources (MLNR) is established under Section 11 of the Civil Service Law 1993 (PNDCL 327), and is mandated to ensure the sustainable management and utilization of the nation’s lands, forests and wildlife resources as well as the efficient management of the mineral resources for socio-economic growth and development. The Ministry consists of three sub-sectors; Lands, Forestry and Mining.
To excel in land, forest, wildlife and mineral resources management through a well-trained, disciplined and motivated staff, delivering client oriented services.
To ensure the sustainable management and utilization of Ghana’s lands, forests, wildlife and mineral resources for socio-economic growth and development.
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES
Develop and manage sustainable lands, forest, wildlife and mineral resources;
To facilitate equitable access, benefit sharing from and security to land, forest and mineral resources;
Promote public awareness and local communities participation in sustainable forest, wildlife and land use management and utilization;
To review, update, harmonizes and consolidate existing legislation and policies affecting land, forest and mineral resources;
To promote and facilitate effective private sector participation in land service delivery, forest, wildlife and mineral resource management and utilization;
Develop and maintain effective institutional capacity and capability at the national, regional, district and community levels for land, forest, wildlife and mineral service delivery;
Develop and research into problems of forest, wildlife, mineral resources and land useSee more