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2017 ICZM Short Course

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CCM organizes short courses tailored towards sustainable management of coastal areas. Courses offered include Fisheries Management, ICZM, Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation and GIS. The one-week courses and designed to suit professionals and consists of relevant field practical sessions. This is a video documentary of the Integrated Coastal Zone Management Course run in 2017.

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Conference on Fisheries and Coastal Environment, Accra 2017

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The Centre for Coastal Management (CCM) and the Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences of the University of Cape Coast (UCC) in collaboration with the University of Rhode Island (USA) and the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development organized this maiden conference. This initiative was designed to strengthen policy linkages and enable researchers, journalists, and think tanks connect their voices to the sustainable fisheries and coastal development agenda of Ghana. The conference provided an opportunity for a more holistic discussion on a resource that is shared by millions of people, yet, under threat and mismanaged. This conference featured panel discussions, keynote presentations and session papers. There was also opportunity for industry and market players to showcase their latest technologies.

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Short Course on Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation in Coastal Areas of Ghana

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The “Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation in Coastal Areas of Ghana” short course is a five-day intensive course for professionals working on coastal economies, spatial planning, environmental science and population/health. The course is designed to meet individual learning needs as well as to provide valuable and constructive feedback for both participants and trainers alike. This year, the five day workshop is targeted at journalists from selected media houses along the coastal zone of Ghana.

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…fisheries is too important for us to kill it during our time and our time is also your time

Hon. Yaw Osafo Marfo

Senior Minister, Ghana



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