The Analysis of District data has become necessary due to the ever-increasing demand for data at the district level for local government administration and planning. It is also of relevance because most interventions by non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and other international partners are at the local level and such a report would provide an in-depth knowledge of disaggregated data for each district in the Western Region for informed decision-making.
Physical Features The Western Region covers an area of 23,921 square kilometres, which is about 10 per cent of Ghana’s total land surface. It is located in the south-western part of Ghana, bordered by Ivory Coast on the West, Central Region on the East, Ashanti and Brong-Ahafo Regions on the North and on the South by 192 km of coastline of the Atlantic Ocean. The southern most part of Ghana, Cape Three Points, near Busua, is in the Ahanta West District of the region.
The Municipal Chief Executive for Nzema East, Mr James Atta Kakra Baidoe, says government is determined to protect fisheries resources and enforce the fisheries laws to sustain livelihoods of coastal communities.
The Local Assembly of the Christ Apostolic Church(CAC) in Enchi in the Aowin District in the Western Region have given sick children in the Enchi Government Hospital a reason to smile again as they donated items worth thousands of Ghana Cedis to the Children’s Ward.
The Aowin District Assembly in the Western Region has adopted some strategic measures to name its streets in order not to incur the wrath of government after it (government) directed all Metropolitan Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) within the country to name their streets within eighteen (18) months.
Madam Louisa Edzii, General Manager of Edzii Goil Filling Station, said some motorists in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis were hesitant to buy petroleum products after being informed of the increase in prices.
The Minister for Roads and Highways, Mr. Amin Amidu Sulemana, has assured the people of Tarkwa and its surrounding communities that the unmarked portion of the Tarkwa to Apimanim road in the Western Region would soon to be marked to reduce the high rate of accidents recorded on that stretch of the road.