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Call for Applications for MPhil and PhD Programmes at the Africa Centre of Excellence in Coastal Resillience

The Africa Centre of Excellence in Coastal Resilience (ACECoR) established under the World Bank Africa Centre of Excellence (ACE) for Development Impact Project and hosted by the Centre for Coastal Management (CCM), University of Cape Coast, Ghana, invites suitably qualified national, regional and international applicants into its MPhil and PhD degree programmes.

The overarching goal of ACECoR is to support technical capacity development of young African professionals to address issues of coastal degradation, as well as promote the sustainable utilization and management of marine and coastal assets.

ACECoR will carry out education and research programmes in collaboration with academic institutions and industries at the national, regional and international levels to ensure a multi- and interdisciplinary approach to addressing coastal degradation across the sub-region.

Visit the ACECoR admissions website to apply.





The specific objectives of ACECoR are to:

  • Enhance capabilities of young African scholars in the thematic areas of Coastal Geomorphology and Engineering, Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation, Disaster Risk Management and Migration, Ecosystems and Biodiversity Science and Blue Economy, Governance and Social resilience.
  • Provide demand-driven applied research data and innovation for relevant industries and sectors in above themes.
  • Develop regional data support systems on marine and coastal issues.
  • Create multi-sectoral networks for marine and coastal environment experts who through integrated approaches may work at resolving coastal degradation in West and Central Africa.
  • Provide career development for faculty through international exchange programmes and in-service training.

Visit the ACECoR admissions website to apply.


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