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.
Captain (RTD) Anthony Cudjoe, the Metropolitan Chief Executive of the Sekondi/Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly has expressed worry over some unauthorised development as well as indiscriminate erection of containers and kiosks within the twin-city.
President John Dramani Mahama is expected to cut the sod in the first week of December for work to start on the expansion of the Takoradi Harbour, Mr Felix Kwakye Ofosu, a Deputy Minister for Information and Media Relations, said on Thursday.
Friends of the Nation, an environmental non-governmental organization (NGO),has extended its warmest felicitations to Mr James Atta Kakra Baidoe on his assumption to the office of the Nzema-East Municipal Chief Executive (MCE).