In line with the on-going TEEB (The Economic of ecosystems and biodiversity) study, sixteen (16) participants were trained as interviewers for the house hold survey component of the study.
The participants who were students from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) studying programs on natural resources and also part of the A Rocha branch of KNUST were trained on how to administer the questionnaires.
The survey covered areas in Ga-East, Ga-West, and suburbs such as Mallam, Kasoa, Weija, East, West, South and North Legon, Cantonments, Laborne, Airport residential area among others.
The survey sought to establish the level of knowledge people have of Atewa forest and if they were aware that Atewa is the source of their drinking water. They were also asked whether or not they are willing to pay extra more to preserve Atewa as a source of our drinking water.