Article 39 of the Civil Service Act, 1993 of PNDC law, 327 enjoins all Ministers responsible for their respective sectors to establish a Ministerial Advisory Board to advise the Ministry on various relevant issues.


Section 40 of the same act sets out the functions of the Board as follows: 

1. To promote constant interaction between the Ministry and the users of its services, and

2. To advise the Minister on adjustments in policy directions, planning objectives and operational strategies.


Section 41 of the Act provides that the Ministerial Advisory Board shall meet at least once in every three months and minutes of the meetings of the board shall be submitted regularly to the office of the Head of the Civil Service.


The Members of Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources (MLNR) Ministerial Advisory Board are as below:


Hon. John-Peter Amewu   Minister, MLNR, Chairman
Hon. Benito Owusu Bio   Deputy Minister, MLNR, Member
Hon. Barbara Oteng Gyasi   Deputy Minister, MLNR, Member
Prof. Patrick Agbesinyale
  Ag. Chief Director, MLNR, Member
Ehunabobrim Dr. Nana Prah Agyensaim VI
  Chairman / Managing Director of Industrial and Engineering Services Limited, Member
Victoria Bright   Lawyer / Manager Partner of Addison Bright Sloane,   Member
Dr. Daniel Mckorley
  Chairman / Managing Director of McDan Group of Companies, Member
Ambassador Johanna Odonkor Svanikier   President /CEO, Heritage and Cultural Society of Africa (HACSA), Member
Mercia Aidoo   Assistant Director, MLNR, Board Secretary