• (+233) (0) 303 937 222
  • (+233) (0) 54 406 0160

    Eastern

    EAST AKIM

    DISTRICT PROFILE

    East  Akim  was  established  as  a  District  Assembly  in  the  year  1988  with  LI  1420. The Assembly was elevated to a Municipal status with LI 1878 in the year 2008. The East Akim Municipal  is  located  in  the  central  portion  of  Eastern  Region.The Municipality is bounded by six districts namely Atiwa District to the north, West Akim District to north west,  Fanteakwa District to the East, New Juaben to the  south,  Yilo  Krobo  District  to  the  south  east  and  Suhum-Kraboa-Coaltar  District  to  the west. The district capital, Kibi.   

    The main occupation in the municipality is farming, with about 65% of the working population engaged in active farming. The most important cash crop cultivated is Cocoa and Coffee,followed by staples, like cassava, maize, plantain, oil palm and banana.

    The manufacturing sector is predominantly agro-processing units –(Cassava into Gari and oil palm processing). Wood carvers and cane weavers are located at Apedwa, while production of pottery products could be found at Ahwenease.

    The Municipality is heavily endowed with mineral deposits -gold, diamond, bauxite etc. At the moment however, the activities of small scale miners dominate the mining sector. Bauxite mining is expected to begin soon on a large scale.

    In the area of tourism the Okyeman’s Old Palace is being kept and preserved as a museum. Other known sites include the Agyemprem watershed and monumental rocks at Kukurantumi, the Sagyimase Rain/Evergreen Forest, Tafo Slave Center, Linda Dor Rest Stop, a private facility for tourists and travelers on the Accra-Kumasi highway that provides food and beverages after long hour’s journey, the Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana, Bunso Cocoa College, Bunso Plant Genetic Resource Centre, the Arboretum and its Executive Lodge provides eco-tourism attraction for tourist.


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

'

Address

  • P.O. Box CT 4559, Cantonments, Accra
  • Ghana Post: GD-220-0693
  • CLGA HOUSE, NO. 6 NAA AFRIYIE STREET, BEHIND OMNI BANK, ZOOMLION HEAD OFFICE ROAD

Contact Numbers

  • (+233) (0) 303 937 222
  • (+233) (0) 312 297 770
  • (+233) (0) 302 905 651

Contacts

  • clgaghana@gmail.com
  • info@clgaghana.com
  • clgaghana@outlook.com