Upper Manya Krobo District is one of the thirty-three districts in the Eastern Region of the Republic of Ghana. It was carved out of the then Manya Krobo District in February, 2008 by Legislative Instrument 1842 in pursuance of the Government’s Decentralization policy with its capital as Asesewa, a historic trading post, attracting a mix of cultures from all over the country. The district capital, Asesewa is about 45km from Koforidua, the regional capital of Eastern Region.

District Vision

A Safe, Prosperous and Responsive Model District


To improve the quality of life of the people and the environment through efficient resource mobilization and sound development administration.

Core Values and Standards

In order to improve service delivery and in line with the Local Government Service Delivery Standards, the Upper Manya Krobo District Assembly ascribes to the following

i. Participation

ii. Professionalism

iii. Client focus

iv. Transparency

v. Efficient and effective use of resources

vi. Accountability

Functions of the Upper Manya Krobo District Assembly

Responsible for the overall development of the District and ensure the preparation and submission of Development Plans and Budget of the district through the Regional Co-ordinating Council to the Central Government.Formulate and execute plans, programmes and strategies for effective mobilization of resource necessary for the overall development of the district.

Promote and support productive activities and social development in the district and remove obstacles to initiatives to development.

Monitor and execute projects under approved Development Plans and assess and evaluate their impact on the people’s lives in the district. Responsible for maintenance of security and public safety in the district in cooperation with the appropriate security agencies.


Date Created : 11/27/2017 4:28:01 AM