The Wa West district was curved out of the Wa Municipality and made an autonomous district by L.I 1746 .Wa West Districts forms part of the Eleven (11) Districts in the Upper West Region. The Administrative Capital is Wechiau. The District Shares Boundaries with Sawla-Tuna-Karlba District to the South, Wa Municipal to the East Nadowli District to the North and to the West with Ivory Coast.
Mr. Adamu Dasaana, the Wa West District Chief Executive (DCE), has presented some items to the Wechiau District Health Directorate for onward distribution to the Community-Based Health Planning Services (CHPS) compounds.
Farmers in the Wa West District have hailed the Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) Soil Health Programme (SHP); saying it had exposed them to various Integrated Soil Fertility Management (ISFM) technologies.