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Title: A framework for the promotion of co-operative housing societies in Ghana
Authors: Owusu, S.E.
Keywords: developing countries
Ghana housing,
co-operative societies,
finance and institutional arrangements.
Issue Date: 1988
Publisher: Journal of Science and Technology
Citation: Journal of Science and Technology,Vol 8, No.1
Abstract: The concern of most governments and decision makers, especially in the deve­ loping countries like Ghana, is about how to provide and manage adequate and decent housing for the middle and low­ income households. The co-operative form of organisation is one of the approa­ches that have been adopted to meet this requirement in a number of countries.Unfortunately, co-operati ve hous­ing societies have been in Ghana since 1956 but their contribution to the hous­ing stock has been insignificant. This poor performance can be attributed to the method in which the co-operatives have been established and inadequate institutional arrangements for promoting and supporting them.This paper reviews Chana's experience and discusses issues and a procedure for promotion and establishment of effective and self-supporting co-operative housing societies in the country.
Description: Article Published in the Journal of Science and Technology, Vol.18, No.2, 1988
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/4894
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