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KPANDO

DISTRICT PROFILE
The Kpando Municipal Assembly was elevated to a Municipal status with the passage L.I. 2073 in 2012.

POPULATION
According to the 2010 housing and population census, the population of the Municipality stood at 57,736 of which 25,904 are males and 27,832 being females.

DISTRICT ECONOMY
The Municipality is basically dominated by agricultural activities and it is estimated that about 62% of the active population is engaged either directly or indirectly in this sector. The climatic condition of the Municipality favorably supports variety of crops and livestock production. Crop production is characterized by small farm land holdings with average farm size of 0.5 ha, the use of simple farm tools and techniques, bush fallowing or shifting cultivation practices, over reliance on rain-fed agriculture and low level of inorganic fertilizers and other chemical application. About 62% of farm land holders in the Municipality are food crop growers, 17% are involved in tree crop farming and 3% are in industrial crop production and about 18% in livestock farming.

D.C.E. - Elvis Kweku Djampoh

                source:www.mofep.gov.gh/publications/composite-budget-2015 and other sources

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