Project name: Tono
Year started: 1975
Year completed: 1985
Potential area: 3840 ha
Developed area: 2490 ha
Irrigated area: 245 ha
Irrigation type: Gravity
The Tono Irrigation Project is one of the two irrigation projects under the management of Irrigation Company of Upper Region (ICOUR).
The scheme is located in the Upper East region of Ghana and lies between latitude 10o 45’ N and longitude 1o W. the project, established by the Ghana Government to promote the production of food crops by small scale farmers within organized and managed irrigation schemes. It is located at Tono near Navrongo in in the Upper East Region of Ghana.
The construction of the project was started in 1975 and completed in 1985. The project lies in the Guinea Savannah ecological zone of Ghana. It has a potential area of about 3840ha with a developed area of about 2490ha (the developed area is the same as the irrigable area). The source of water is from the river Tono.
Name of Scheme Manager: Sabastain Begina
Tel: 233 0244 406890