• Participate in provision of extension services in the areas of natural resources management, and rural infrastructural and small scale irrigation in the district;
  • Assist in the formulation and implementation of agricultural policy for the District Assembly within the framework of national policies;
  • Submit report on the implementation of policies and programmes to the District Assembly;
  • Advise the District Assembly on matters related to agricultural development in the district;
  • Promote extension services to farmers;
  • Assist and participate in on-farm adaptive research;
  • Lead the collection of data for analysis on cost effective farming enterprises;
  • Participate in the education and enforcement of legislation on fisheries;
  • Promote the formation of viable fishermen associations and assist in fish farming;
  • Promote soil and water conservation measures by the appropriate agricultural technology;
  • Disseminate and adopt improved soil and water conservation methods;
  • promote agro-forestry development to reduce the incidence of bush fires;
  • Promote an effective and integrated water management;
  • Assist and facilitate sustained pasture and forage production and act as out grower to farmers;
  • Assist development of animal health services infrastructure;
  • Facilitate the development, operation and maintenance of livestock water supplies;
  • Assist in developing forage production, ranges and farmlands;
  • Encourage improvement in livestock breeds;
  • Assist in developing early warning systems on animals diseases;
  • Facilitate and encourage vaccination and immunization of livestock and control of animal diseases;
  • Advise and encourage crop development through nursery propagation;
  • Assist in the development, rehabilitation and maintenance of small scale irrigation schemes;
  • Facilitate the assessment of the economic, financial and environmental viability of providing canals;
  • Assist the construction, rehabilitation and maintenance of fish landing sites; and
  • promote agro-processing

The Kwahu Afram Plains South District was carved out from the Kwahu North District and forms part of the newly created districts in the country which were inaugurated on 19th June, 2012. The Legislative Instrument (LI) that established the District is 2045 and was passed in 2012.

The District is bounded to the north by the Kwahu Afram Plains North, to the south by Kwahu South, to the east by the Volta River and to the west by two districts in the Ashanti region precisely Sekyere East and Ashanti-Akim Districts.

The District is located between Latitudes 6o 40I N and 70 10’1 N; longitudes 0O 40I E and 0o 10I E; at the North-Western corner of Eastern Region with a total land area of approximately 3,095 sq km.


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OFFICE LOCATION: Ekye Amanfrom – Donkorkrom Highway