It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to the Centre for Coastal Management (CCM) website. This website is part of our commitment to open communications to all our stakeholders as well as to the wider public interested in our activities and Ghana’s coastal environment. The world is currently faced with multifaceted and complex challenges, such as climate change, loss of biodiversity, overexploitation of natural resources and environmental and health issues, which are critically linked to...
Establish and sustain an efficient and functional management structure to operate effectively
Develop an efficient financial administration system, employ core administrative, scientific and technical staff; maintain a library, website, as well as establish MOUs with local and international organizations with related vision, and sustain an operational budget.
Research the coastal environment for sustainable management and efficient utilization of coastal resources
Monitor the effects of human and natural factors on coastal ecosystems and disseminate findings through scientific communications and outreach networks.
Capacity building of professionals dealing with coastal issues
Enhance the technical and leadership capacities of professionals dealing with coastal issues (i.e. planners, disaster management officials, community development workers, educators, private sectors etc.).
Embark on community extension and outreach programmes on coastal environmental issues
Provide education and document good practices on rational exploitation and management of coastal resources.
Embark on income generation activities
Provide research and consultancy services to public and private institutions as well as engage in grants proposal writing to promote the Centre’s activities