Akuapim North Municipal District

Akuapim North Municipal District is one of the thirty-three districts in Eastern Region, Ghana. Originally created as an ordinary district assembly in 1988 when it was known as Akuapim North District, which was created from the former Akuapim District Council; until it was elevated to municipal district assembly status on 15 March 2012 to become Akuapim North Municipal District.The municipality is located in the southeast part of Eastern Region and has Akropong as its capital town. The Assembly oversees various social intervention projects and programmes such as:

Community Based Rural Development Project (CBRDP)
The Community Based Rural Development Project (CBRDP), the successor project to the Village Infrastructure Project (VIP) is a major intervention by the Government of Ghana to reduce rural poverty and improve upon income levels of the poor and the quality of life of beneficiaries.

Rural Enterprise Programme (REP)
The Rural Enterprise Programme is an intervention targeted at improving the livelihoods and incomes of rural poor micro and small entrepreneurs. It commenced in the Municipality in 2013 and will end in 2020. It has the objective of increasing the number of rural MSEs that generate profit, growth and employment opportunities. In 2013, a total of one hundred and seventy eight (178) people in MSEs (entrepreneurs and farmers) benefited from the Programme in areas such as: Intermediate training in financial management, General business management, Facilitation of access to Rural Finance for MSEs and Stakeholders fora for MSEs in the Municipality

Youth in Agriculture Programme (YIAP)
The Programme is a Government of Ghana intervention intended to make the youths accept farming as commercial and business ventures, generate income to meet farmer’s needs, help check rural-urban migration and to produce enough food crops, fish and meat using modern methods.

The Programme started in the Municipality in 2010 with the youths as the target beneficiaries and it has really been beneficial especially in the creation of employment for the youth, reducing rural urban migration and ensuring food security in the Municipality.