The Amansie South District was carved out of the then Amansie West District in 2018. The District was established by LI 2325. The District shares common boundaries with Amansie West to the North, Atwima Nwabiagya and Atwima Mponua to the East, Amansie Central and Obuasi Municipal to the West, and Upper Denkyira to the South. The Amansie South District spans an area of about 1,364 square kilometers constitutes nearly 3.4% of the total land area of the Region. The District Capital Manso Adubia is about 65 km from Kumasi.

The  Assembly’s economy falls under the following:-

The Mission, Vision and the Core Values of Amansie South District Assembly

Mision

The Assembly exists to improve the quality of life of the people through the formulation and implementation of pro-poor interventions and people-centered policies and programmes in partnership with the private sector, Civil Society Organizations and the active participation of the communities to achieve a sustainable development.

Vision

The Vision of the Assembly is to be a center for the provision of a first class socio-economic services which will enhance the creation of decent jobs for the youth whilst creating equal opportunities for an all-inclusive development. Promote and support productive activity and social development in the District and remove any obstacles to initiative and development.

Core Values

Ensure the preparation and submission through the Regional Coordinating Council, development plans and budgets of the District to the Minister for Finance for approval. Formulate and execute plans, programmes and strategies for the effective mobilization of the resources necessary for the overall development of the District.

The Assembly is faced with the following challenges:

  • Unplanned settlement patterns and inadequate valued landed properties
  • Poor road network i.e. over 80% of our roads are classified as poor
  • Inadequate revenue collectors and other key officers such as
  • Environmental health officers, Physical Planning officers
  • Accommodation issues for both office and residential
    Precarious Security situation
  • Polluted water system and Environment due to human activities such as illegal timber merchants and illegal mining (“galamsey”)
  • Inadequate furniture in basic schools
  • Deepen political and administrative decentralization
  • Improve decentralised planning
  • Strengthen domestic resource mobilization
  • Substantially increase number of youth and adults who have relevant skills
  • Double the Agric productivity & incomes of small-scale food producers for value addition
  • Ensure free, equitable and quality education for all by 2030
  • Achieve universal health coverage, inclusive financial risk protection, access to quality health-care service
    Support and strengthen local community in improve water and sanitation

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