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Ashanti

AHAFO ANO NORTH

DISTRICT PROFILE
Ahafo Ano North District is among the 30 administrative districts in the Ashanti Region.The district capital is Tepa; It was created in 1988 by Legal Instrument (LI)1402. Geographically, it is located between Latitude 6˚47N and 7˚02N and Longitude 2˚26W and 2˚04W. It shares boundaries with Tano North and Tano South to the North, Asutifi West to the North, Atwima Mponua to the South and Ahafo Ano South to the East. The District Spans a total landmass of 567km2. It has 39 Electoral Areas with one Town council and six Area Councils. The structure of the local economy is dominated by Agriculture, with Manufacturing, Services and Commerce following in that order.
Assembly Members (58)
  • Male (50)
  • Female (8)              
Population
The District has a population of 96,737of which 50,303 are Males and 46,434 are Females with a growth rate of 2.9% per annum.Out of this population, 46,724 are in the labour force while 50,013 are infants and aged.

Economic Activity
As an agrarian economy, the agriculture sector alone absorbs 78.7% of the labour force, while services and Commerce absorb 9.4% and 7.1% respectively. Major farm produce in the District are Plantain, Cassava, Cocoyam, Rice, Maize, Tomatoes, Garden Eggs and Yam. These farm produce, apart from Rice and Maize which are normally produced twice within the year, are produced once. These farm produce are sold locally to community or few buyers from outside the District.
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D.C.E - HON. MARTINA A. NYANTAKYI

            source:www.mofep.gov.gh/publications/composite-budget-2016 and other sources

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