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.
As part of measures to ensure high standards in sanitation, the Community Water and Sanitation Agency (CWSA) within the Aowin District Assembly has held a review meeting to ensure that contractors of water and sanitation projects worked in conformity with norms of the Agency.
A three-member committee set up by the Western Regional Coordinating Council (RCC) to investigate Captain Anthony Cudjoe (rtd), Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Chief Executive, for misconduct has cleared him of any wrong doing, Mr. Paul Evans Aidoo, the Regional Minister, said on Monday.
AngloGold Ashanti Iduapriem Mine has in collaboration with the Tarkwa Nsuaem Municipal Assembly and the Chief and people of Mankessim, cut a sod to mark commencement of construction of houses and social infrastructure for the relocation of Mankessim community near its Ajopa operations.
The Shama District Assembly has prepared a comprehensive Spatial Plan to ensure orderliness in the development of the district to avoid it being turned into a slum, Mr Enoch Kojo Appiah, the District Chief Executive, has said.