Patrons

Our patrons have welcomed us into their communities and provided the land and in many cases the manpower to fuel this project. they are indispensible in the implementation of this project.

Nana Kwaw Bediatu II

Nana Kwaw Bediatu II, chief of Asempanaye and also known as Augustine Emmanuel Joseph Arthur is a native of the Asempanaye community in the Juaboso District in the Western North Region. He was born on 21st September,1952.

Nana had his education in Sefwi Juaboso District at Asawinso La Middle School and completed in 1966. Nana Badiatu after completion gained employment in varied institutions including Neoplan Ghana Limited as a purchasing Clerk for 5years, Cocoa Inputs Company Limited for 15 years and Forestry Department as a technical officer for 5years. Due to Nana Badiatu’s hardwork, he was enstooled as a chief for the Asempanaye community of Sefwi -Wiawso traditional area on 20th May, 2004 of which he has served as a chief of the community to present.

Nana, currently is on retirement and still actively engaged in cocoa production and Forest/wildlife management, Protection and usage of which he was appointed as the patron of the Krokosue Sub-HIA under the Juaboso Bia HIA landscape governance system in 2018.

 

Nana Kwadwo Badu III

Nana Kwadwo Badu III. Is a native of Sefwi- Yawmatwa in the Bia West District of the Western North Region. He was born to Mr. Meah Amoako and Madam Mary Yaa Ameyaa on 7th July 1949. Nana Badu III had his school leaving certificate at Asawinso La Middle School in 1966.

Nana is married with 10 children. Nana is a farmer by profession and has interest in cocoa farming and forest protection. Nana has a legacy as history recalls him as the district best farmer in 1999 and overall national best farmer in 2001.

Nana was enstooled as a chief of Yawmatwa in 2008 and has since then been a chief. Nana has been supporting CREMA Works in Yawmatwa and was therefore nominated as the Sub-HIA patron under the landscape governance process in the Juaboso Bia HIA in 2018.

 

Nana Osei Kwadwo III

Nana Osei Kwadwo III is a native of Sefwi-Kwamebikrom and a migrant native of Sefwi-Oseikojokrom in the Bia west District of the Western North Region of Ghana. He was born on 9th September 1977. He is married with 4 children. Nana Osei had his high school education in Dormaa Senior Secondary School. He is a farmer by occupation and was selected as the district best farmer, 2020 in the Bia West District.

Nana was enstooled as a chief for Sefwi-Oseikojokrom on 15th September 2018 and has since been a chief. His interest in the activities of Sub-HIA got him the opportunity to be appointed as Yawmatwa Sub-HIA.

 

Nana Ahion Panin I

Nana Ahoin Panin I. is the Patron of the Asuo Bia Sub-HIA, one of the six sub-HIAs in the Juaboso Bia HIA. He was born on 17th January 1954 to Mr. Kwaku Boadu and madam, Adjoa Adjeiwah. Nana Ahoin is a native of Sefwi-Elluokrom and married with seven (7) children. Nana Ahion had his middle school leaving certificate in 1971 and began his career immediately after completion served Gliksten at Dwenase as a driver for about 4years and later elected as a unit committee chairman for Elluokrom for 10years.

Nana became a cocoa farmer where he gained deeper interest in farming and was appointed as a purchasing clerk for 7years with Cash Pro Company. Nana Ahoin was enstooled as a chief for Elluokrom stool in 2005 and has been reigning till date. He is a proud farmer and his hard work in farming got him the opportunity to be nominated as the District best farmer in 2009. He has also worked as District manager in the following institutions: Allied commodity (3Years), Farmers alliance (3 years) and Cocoa ‘X’ Col (4 years).

Nana Ahoin is a farmer and has great interest in cocoa farming and forest protection. It was based on this premise that he was nominated as Asuo Bia Sub-HIA patron under the landscape governance structure in the Juaboso Bia HIA in 2018 till present date.

 

Nana Kwamebi III

Nana Kwamebi III comes from Sefwi-Kwamebikrom in the Western North Region of Ghana. He was born on 10th February, 1957 to Mr. Opanyin Kofi Oppong and Mad. Agatha Addae. Nana is married with 22 children. Nana obtained his Middle School Leaving Certificate in 1974 at Essam Local Authority Middle School. Nana has a work history with the Department of Agriculture (MOFA) as an Office Assistant in the then Juaboso Bia District Assembly from 1980 to 1982. He also has a teaching experience with the Ghana education service before he was enstooled as a chief of Kwamebikrom on 10th February 1987.

Nana has about 20 sub-chiefs under his stool and he is recognized as Safohene at the Sefwi-Wiawso Paramountcy. Currently, Nana is still a chief and is engaged in cocoa farming. Over the years, Nana showed great and keen interest in CREMA activities around his jurisdiction and due to his dedication and support, he was appointed as the River Asuopiri Sub-HIA patron under the Juaboso-Bia landscape governance processes in 2018.

 

Nana Aboagye-Mensah Kwame

Nana Aboagye-Mensah Kwame known by his stool tittle as Nifahene was born on 10th October 1965 to Mr. Kwaku Charles and Madam Akua Mansah. He is married with 5 children.

Nana worked as a purchasing clerk for Kuapa Cocoa from 1996 to 2006. He was enstooled as a chief in 2010 and has since been a chief. Nana has great interest in cocoa production and forest protection and has been very supportive of the works of the Sukusuku-Torya Sub-HIA and as a result he was appointed as the Patron for the Sukusuku-Torya Sub-HIA.

 

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