Financial Institutions

  • Identification Information

  • Spatial Reference Information

  • Attribute Information

  • Distribution Information

  • Usage Information
  • Identification Information:

    Source: Millennium Development Authority
    Feature Type: Points


    Millennium Development Authority (MiDA) as part of its responsibilities of managing projects being financed by the Millennium Challenge Account facility, embarked on a GPS data capturing exercise for the development of a GIS database. This database was to be used to develop a monitoring and evaluation application for such purpose as monitoring project status and aiding top management make strategic and more informed decision.
    This dataset is the result of one of such GPS data capturing exercise. Only financial institutions within districts of interest were captured. This data capturing exercise was done in two phases for selected regions in almost all the regions of Ghana.



    The purpose for which this dataset was created was solely for the purpose of internal monitoring of projects by MiDA officials who had such responsibility. Attributes and relevant information captured is for monitoring and evaluation and may or may not serve the larger interests of stakeholders who which to make use of this dataset.

    Spatial Reference Information:

    Geographic Coordinate System: 
    Datum:   D_WGS_1984
    Prime Meridian:    Greenwich
    Angular Unit:        Degree

    Projected Coordinate System:  
    Projection:          Transverse_Mercator
    False_Easting:      500000.00000000
    False_Northing:    0.00000000
    Central_Meridian:  -3.00000000
    Scale_Factor:        0.99960000
    Latitude_Of_Origin:  0.00000000
    Linear Unit:           Meter

    Attribute Information:


    Distribution Information:


    Henry Kwamena Baffoe
    Applications Specialist
    Centre for Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Services (CERSGIS)
    University of Ghana, Legon - Accra


    George Owusu
    Applications Specialist
    Centre for Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Services (CERSGIS)
    University of Ghana, Legon - Accra


    Data Access Format:

    ESRI Shapefile format – Downloadable as zip file

    Date Updated:
    August 2000



    Usage Information:

    This dataset can and shall be used for the purpose for which this data sharing agreement was reached for the release of the dataset. Any other use of the dataset other than the agreed intended use, shall constitute a breach of usage agreement unless necessary arrangment have been made in this regard

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