(1) The Commission shall advise the President on development planning policy and strategy.
(2) The Commission shall, at the request of the President or Parliament, or on its own initiative—
(a) study and make strategic analyses of macro-economics and structural reform options;
(b) make proposals for the development of multi-year rolling plans taking into consideration the resource potential and comparative advantage of the different districts of Ghana;
(c) make proposals for the protection of the natural and physical environment;
(d) make proposals for ensuring the even development of the districts of Ghana by the effective utilization of available resources; and
(e) Monitor, evaluate and co-ordinate development policies, programmes and projects.
(3) The Commission shall also perform such other functions relating to development planning as the President may direct.