Asutifi District is one of the Twenty two (27) districts in Brong Ahafo. It is located between latitudes 6°40’ and 7°15’ North and Longitudes 2°15’ and 2°45’ West. The district capital is Kenyasi, which is about 50km from Sunyani, the regional capital of Brong Ahafo, through Atronie and Ntotroso. It shares boundaries with Sunyani Municipal in the North, Tano South District to the North East, Dormaa Municipal to North West, Asunafo North Municipal and Asunafo South District in the South West and Ahafo Ano South and North Districts (Ashanti Region) in the South East.
With a total land surface area of 1500 sq.km, the district is one of the smallest in the Brong Ahafo Region. There are a total of 117 settlements in the district and four paramouncies, namely: Kenyasi No.1 Kenyasi No.2, Hwidiem and Acherensua.
The Acting District Coordinating Director (DCD) of the Asutifi North District Assembly, Mr.Simon Asare has warned heads of decentralized department and staff of the assembly of severe punishment should they violate any provision of the new local government service scheme which provides technical assistance to District Assemblies and Regional Coordinating Councils to perform their functions in accordance with the Constitution and Local Government Act.
The Programme Officer of ActionAid-Ghana, Kwame Afram Denkyira has indicated that education of the youth was key to socio-economic and political stability of any nation and therefore called for huge investment in the education of the youth who constitute more than half of the country’s population.
President John Dramani Mahama on Friday commissioned a water project under the Small Town Water project for the people of Ntotroso and its environs in the Asutifi North District of the Brong Ahafo Region with an assurance to provide services and facilities to improve upon the living standards of people in the country.
The Asutifi District Assembly in the Brong Ahafo Region has inaugurated a three man District Management Team to be chaired by the District Director of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), Mr. George Amanyoh for the implementation of Agriculture Census in the district.
The Asutifi North District Assembly has held a public hearing to collate views and opinions from various stakeholders in the district to fashion out a workable development process for the 2014 to 2017 fiscal years.