The Upper Denkyira East Municipality is one of the twenty Administrative Districts of the Central Region. The Municipality was established in 2007 by Legislative Instrument (LI 1877) from the then Upper Denkyira District. It was inaugurated in February 2008. The Administrative Capital is Dunkwa-On-Offin. It lies within Latitudes 5º. 30’ and 6º 02’ North of the Equator and Longitudes 1º W and 2º West of the Greenwich Meridian. It shares common boundaries with Adansi South in the North, Assin North Municipal in the East and Twiffo Atti-Morkwa District in the West and Upper Denkyira West District in the North-West. The Upper Denkyira East Municipality covers a total land area of 1,020 square kilometers, which is about 10% of the total land area of the Central Region.
The Government through the Upper Denkyira East Municipal Assembly is responding to the infrastructural needs of the education sector in the area, as a number of school structures have been provided for the basic education level.
UPPER D EAST: Ankomah confirmed as MCE Ms Emelia Ankomah, a 42-year-old Scheme Manager of the National Health Insurance Authority, was on Thursday unanimously endorsed as the Municipal Chief Executive for Upper Denkyira East.
The rural nature of the municipal indicates that poverty reduction interventions in the municipal have refocused on rural development strategies, especially the promotion of agriculture, marketing, feeder road improvements, the provision of basic social and economic infrastructure as well as community empowerment.
We have arable land that is about 75,626 hectares.However, only about 30,250.4 hectares are currently being cultivated. The average farm size is two acres but there are relatively large farms, mostly cocoa a ... more »