• Western Region Coastal Foundation (WRCF)
    Western Region Coastal Foundation (WRCF) is a locally owned and managed independent foundation with a legal charter as an NGO in Ghana. Their governance structure includes representatives from communities, local government and companies. As the oil, gas, power (OGP) and other extractive industries increase activity in the Western Region, they are affecting daily life for residents of the region’s six coastal districts. This creates risks and operational challenges - increasing expectations by government, traditional authorities and others. It also offers opportunities. Managing these risks...
  • Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs)
    Ghana’s decentralisation process has seen the creation of District Assemblies as organisations that must be managed in a professional manner. District Assemblies are concerned with how best to manage their business successfully within the administrative and political system in which they operate. But striving for success through the optimal transformation of input to output in a quality manner requires a healthy structure and process. It is therefore important that an efficient leadership and management team exists at the local level that employs the limited resources at its disposal to...
  • Hen Mpoano
    Hen Mpoano is a not-for-profit organization legally registered in Ghana since 2013 and based in Takoradi in the Western Region. Between 2009 to 2013, we existed and operated as Coastal Resources Center- Ghana, with affiliation to the Coastal Resources Center of the University of Rhode Island, USA. During this period, it led the implementation of the USAID-funded Integrated Coastal and Fisheries Governance (ICFG) Initiative for the Western Region of Ghana. The mission of Hen Mpoano is to provide technical, policy and extension support to coastal communities, emerging civil society groups,...
  • Water Research Institute (WRI)
    Water Research Institute (WRI) is one of the 13 institutes of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). It was formed in 1996 from the merger of the Institute of Aquatic Biology and the Water Resources Research Institute. WRI has a mandate to conduct research into water and related resources. WRI generates and provides scientific information, strategies and services toward the rational development, utilization and management of the water resources of Ghana in support of the socio–economic advancement of the country, especially in the agriculture, health, industry, energy,...
  • Department of Marine and Fisheries Sciences (MAFS)
    Department of Marine and Fisheries Sciences (MAFS) is Ghana’s foremost and only centre directly concerned with marine environmental research and training of fisheries scientists among her institutions of higher learning. Since its inception, the department has been running undergraduate and graduate programmes in marine and fisheries sciences, leading to the award of B.Sc., M.Sc., M.Phil. and PhD degrees.
  • Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences (DFAS)
    Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences (DFAS) in the University of Cape Coast is a department in the School of Biological Sciences at the College of Agriculture and Natural Sciences (CANS).The University borders the Gulf of Guinea and is located in the Central Region of Ghana, which has the highest marine fish production in the country. The Department’s location thus exposes students to a vast array of opportunities for studies in coastal marine and brackish studies. The Department offers a four-year Under Graduate Programme leading to the wards of B. Sc. Fisheries and Aquatic...
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA Ghana)
    Environmental Protection Agency (EPA Ghana) is the leading public body for protecting and improving the environment in Ghana. It's our job to make sure that air, land and water are looked after by everyone in today's society, so that tomorrow's generations inherit a cleaner, healthier world. We have more than 40 years of history behind us. They have offices across Ghana working on and carrying out Government policy, inspecting and regulating businesses and reacting when there is an emergency such as a pollution incident. A 13-member board of directors, appointed by the President...
  • Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development (MoFAD)
    Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development (MoFAD) focuses on the implementation of development interventions that are intended to drive the fisheries sector and industry to contribute more effectively to the overall development of Ghana. The goal of MOFAD is promotion of accelerated Fisheries Sector Development as a viable economic segment that will contribute to the overall development of Ghana in line with Medium to Long term National Development Policy Frameworks.
  • Friends of the Nation (FoN)
    Friends of the Nation (FoN), established in 1993, is a registered socio-environmental advocacy, non-profit, non-governmental development-oriented Organization based in Adiembra in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis of the Western Region of Ghana. Incorporated in Ghana, March 1994 as a company limited by guarantee, it received certificate # 54457 from the Registrar General’s Department and registered with the Department of Social Welfare with registration # DSW/625. FoN is committed to enhancing active citizenship, social accountability and promoting human rights in Resource governance. A...
  • The World Bank Group
    The World Bank Group has set two goals for the world to achieve by 2030: * End extreme poverty by decreasing the percentage of people living on less than $1.90 a day to no more than 3% * Promote shared prosperity by fostering the income growth of the bottom 40% for every country The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. They are not a bank in the ordinary sense but a unique partnership to reduce poverty and support development. The World Bank Group comprises five institutions managed by their member countries....
  • Netherlands Development Organisations
    Founded in the Netherlands in 1965, Netherlands Development Organisations (SNV) has built a long-term, local presence in countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Their global team of local and international advisors work with local partners to equip communities, businesses and organisations with the tools, knowledge and connections they need to increase their incomes and gain access to basic services – empowering them to break the cycle of poverty and guide their own development.
  • French Institute
    French Institute in Ghana has several departments providing several responses to the needs of Ghanaians and foreigners. The diplomatic chancellery deals with political, economic defence and security problems. The cultural and cooperation service (SCAC) department implements public assistance for development in the framework of the French foreign policy. They support research activities.
  • The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)
    The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) for the advancement of science in developing countries works to support sustainable prosperity through research, education, policy and diplomacy. TWAS is a global science academy based in Trieste, Italy. TWAS was founded in 1983 by a distinguished group of scientists from the developing world, under the leadership of Abdus Salam, the Pakistani physicist and Nobel laureate. They shared a belief that developing nations, by building strength in science and engineering, could build the knowledge and skill to address such challenges as hunger, disease and...
  • The National Geographic Society (NGS)
    The National Geographic Society (NGS) pushes the boundaries of exploration to further understanding of our planet and empower the global community to generate solutions for a healthier and more sustainable future. They invest in bold people and transformative ideas in the fields of conservation, education, research, storytelling, and technology. Their goal is to identify, cultivate, and develop the world-changers of today and tomorrow. They award grants and also invite scientists, conservationists, educators, or storytellers to join a passionate community of like-minded, global leaders. These...
    USAID is the world's premier international development agency and a catalytic actor driving development results. USAID's work advances U.S. national security and economic prosperity, demonstrates American generosity, and promotes a path to recipient self-reliance and resilience. USAID provides development assistance to help partner countries on their own development journey to self-reliance. They look at ways to help lift lives and build communities.


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