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PRESTEA HUNI VALLEY


DISTRICT PROFILE

The Prestea Huni-Valley Municipal Assembly, with Bogoso as its capital, is one of the elevated  administrative authorities in the Western Region. The Municipal was elevated as a result of the creation of more districts and raising of some Districts to Municipal status. It was established under the Legislative Instrument 2286 in 2017.

Assembly Members (42)

LOCATION AND SIZE
The District is located at about 33 Kilometers east of Tarkwa, the Prestea Huni-Valley Municipal is a mining area which lies within the South Western Equatorial zone and covers  about 1376 sqkm.It shares boundaries on the North West with Wassa Amenfi East Municipal, on the West with Axim Municipal Assembly, on the south with Tarkwa Nsuaem Municipal Assembly and the North by Wassa Amenfi West Municipal.


ECONOMIC ACTIVITY
Majority of the people in the Prestea Huni-valley Municipal are peasant farmers with their activities characterized by small holdings, use simple tools and application of inferior technologies. They are generally unable to take full advantage of opportunities available in the sector to significantly improve their economic status. Hence this budget would pursue activities that would help better the lots of the farmers through training, application of modern technology and improved planting materials.

D.C.E - Hon. Mozart Kwaku Owuh

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

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