The industrial sector constitutes the second important sector with respect to employment and incomes. It employees (16.7%) of the active population in the district. The district has small –scale cottage industries like soap making, oil extraction, wood carving and carpentry.

The industries in the manufacturing sector can be classified under the following:

Metal Based – These include the brass made ornaments at Ampeyoo and Krofrom.

Wood Based – These are also made up of wood carving at Foase

Problems affecting industries in the District

The industrial subsector is confronted with the following problems:
•    Poor management skills
•    Inadequate financial capital
•    Limited access to credit
•    High cost of inputs

  Source of Funding

Source of Funding to the District

•    District Assemblies’ Common Fund (DACF)
•    District Development Fund (DDF)
•    Ghana Education Trust Fund (GET Fund)
•    Internally Generated Funds (IGF)


Date Created : 11/23/2017 8:04:45 AM