Mining activities -
Upper Denkyira West District
The District is well endowed with mineral resources, predominantly Gold, and this has attracted a lot more mining activities which have employed considerable number of the populace about 7.9 percent which comes next to Agriculture.
Mining activities is currently the most productive sector in the District’s economy accounting for close to 80 percent of the Internally Generated Fund of the District. It has become lucrative to the extent that it draws a lot of people from outside the District into the District which has as well increased economic activities in the District particularly trading.
There are two large scale mining companies in the District Perseus Mining and Adansi Gold Limited and well over two hundred small scale mining companies operating in the District all contributing immensely to the District economy.