Project name: Mankessim
Year started: 1974
Year completed: 1978
Potential area: 260 ha
Developed area: 17 ha
Irrigated area: 17ha
Irrigation type: pump + Sprinkler
The Mankessim project is located around latitude 5o 18’ – 5o 20’ N and longitude 1o 02’ – 1o 04’ W at Barfikrom/Mankessim in the Mfantsiman district in the Central Region of Ghana.
The project has as head-works an earth dam constructed in 1978 and is designed for gravity and sprinkler irrigation systems.
The project is intended to improve the income and raise the standard of living of farmers by sustaining vegetable growth.
Irrigation And Drainage
Water Source: Main source of water is the Apropong River
Name of Scheme Manager: Bedd Edjah
Tel: 233 0249604916
P. O. Box 19 Cape Coast