Tano South District is one of the 27 Districts in the Brong Ahafo Region of Ghana. It lies between latitudes 7º00’N and 7º25’ N and between longitudes 1º45 W and 2º15 W. It is bounded on the North and East by the Offinso and Ahafo-Ano South Districts, both in the Ashanti Region. On the South, it is bounded by the Ahafo-Ano North District, also in the Ashanti Region and on its West and South-West by Tano North District Assembly. Bechem is the district capital.
The District has a total land area of 635 square kilometres, which is 1.54 percent of the total land area of the Brong Ahafo Region. The District Strategic Location as the entry point into Brong Ahafo Region from southern Ghana puts it in a unique position to attract tourists if that sector could be well developed.
The Tano South District Secretariat of the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) in collaboration with the Parks and Garden and Forestry Departments embarked on a rainstorms alert public education and tree planting exercise in the district.
The Tano South District Chief Executive, Mr. Bukari Zakari Anaba has hinted that, beginning next year farming season, COCOBOD will distribute 650,000 seedlings to farmers in Bechem Zone of the district, 250,000 to Techimantia Zone and 200,000 to Derma zone.
The Tano South District Director of Agriculture, Mr. Dwamena Godfred said, this year’s theme for the farmers’ day celebration“Transform Ghana, Invest in Agriculture” is a call for more investment in the agricultural sector to transform the country’s rural economies and halt rural-urban migration.