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 Member of Parliament for Jomoro, Wing Commander (retired) Francis Kabenlah Anaman, has presented 100 bags of cement and a cash of 2,400 Ghana Cedis, towards the construction of a kindergarten block in the town.
In his effort to curb the menace of illegal mining commonly referred to as “galamsey” in the area, the Chief Executive of Juaboso in the Western Region,Mr. K. Asoa-Apimah has caused the arrest of two (2) illegal Chinese miners in the district.
The western- south regional chief farmer for shea nut, coffee and cocoa, Nana Johnson Mensah has lauded government for the attention and support given to coffee and cocoa farmers as well as cocoa growing communities.
Mr. Stephen Essien, Chief Executive Officer of ESSART Group, an out-door advertising company, was enstooled as the new King of Upper Dixcove in the Ahanta West District, over the weekend under the stool name Nana Duku Esia the Fifth.