The Berekum Municipal Assembly was established by LI 1856.It is one of the 27 District Assemblies in the Bron-ahafo Region and has its capital as Techiman.
The district lies between longitudes 10 70 W and 10 35 E and latitudes 70 10 N and 60 75 S.
The municipal shares a common boundaries with the Wenchi municipal and Techiman North Assembly in the North, the Sunyani Municipal and Offinso North Assembly in the South, Nkoranza South District Assembly in the East and the Tain District Assembly from the west.
Abono Organic Farming Project (ABOFAP), a Techiman-based non-governmental organisation, has distributed 1,000 dustbins to 500 households at Forikrom in the Techiman Municipality to collect organic waste for recycling into compost for use as organic manure.
The Techiman Municipal Directorate of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has begun an outreach programme to educate the electorate on the forthcoming Metropolitan, Municipal and District assembly elections in five communities in the Techiman Municipality.
Road Safety Education Campaign programme designed to sensitize the general public on the need to observe the Ghana’s Highway Code and traffic regulations on our roads aimed at reducing accidents and safe lives and properties has been launched in Techiman in the Brong Ahafo Region.
Dr. Hanna Bissiw, Deputy Minister for Food and Agriculture in-charge of Livestock, has assured poultry farmers in Techiman in the Brong Ahafo Region that Government was introducing measures to revive and make the industry competitive and lucrative for local farmers.