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The Biakoye District Assembly was carved out of the Jasikan District in 2007. It was established by a Legislative Instrument (L.I.) 1910 on the 1st of November, 2007. The district was inaugurated in March, 2011 with the capital situated at Nkonya-Ahenkro. It shares common boundaries with the Hohoe and Jasikan Districts to the east, Kpando to the south, Kadjebi and Krachi East Districts to the North and the Volta Lake to the west.

Assembly Members (43)
  • Males (39)
  • Females (4)

The District’s population, based on the 2010 Population and Housing Census, is 65,901 comprising 32,844 females and 33,057 males representing 49.8% and 50.2% respectively. There are 15,495 dwelling units/houses in the District with an estimated average household size of 4.3. It is estimated that the District grows at an annual rate of 2.5%.

District Economy
The Biakoye District strives on primary economic activities such as agriculture and fishing which employs about 70% of the total population. Other economic activities are seen in the areas of forestry (lumbering) which employs about 3% of the population. Small scale manufacturing including distilling, palm oil extraction, gari processing and activities such as carpentry, blacksmithing etc. forms 10% of the population. The commercial and services sector employ the remaining 17% of the population. Asubonten Rural Bank and Northern Volta Rural Banks in Worawora and Abotoase respectively are the financial institutions which operate in the district .The major markets are located at Tapa Abotoase, Kwamekrom and Bumbulaa.

The District is endowed with about 42,000 hectares of arable land, perennial water source (the Volta Lake) to produce food crops and fish through irrigation and aquaculture respectively all year round. This, coupled with its rich human resource, offers an opportunity for the establishment of agro industries.Crop production lands are evenly distributed in the district. It is made up of forest areas of Bowiri and Akporso and a savanna-like covering at the Nkonya, Worawora and Tapa areas.The climatic condition and soil types support the production of variety of crops and livestock.The major cash crop cultivated in the District is cocoa with traditional ones including mango, oil-palm and oranges. A few shea-nut trees are found in the District (for example Adzamansu area).

2015 REVENUE - 3510023.09

2015 REVENUE - 3767184.55

D.C.E - Hon. Millicent-Kabuki Carboo


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