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.
In a bid to have a firsthand look at projects in the area, the District Chief Executive for Mpohor, Mr. Anthony Bassaw has led some top officials and Heads of Department of the assembly to inspect some ongoing projects sites in the district.
The Member of Parliament (MP) for Ellembelle, Mr. Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah, has said it is the intention of the government to send health care delivery to the doorsteps of Ghanaians, irrespective of their geographical locations.
Participants at a day’s forum on the dissemination of the 2010 National Population and Housing Census (PHC) Report in the Jomoro District, have appealed to the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development, to elevate the district to a Municipality, to enhance its rapid development.
The Western Regional Co-ordinating Council and the Regional Project Co-ordinating Unit on Thursday visited a number of project sites within the Sekondi/Takoradi Metropolitan Area to ascertain progress of work.