Hεn MPOANO: Western Ghana Integrated Coastal and Fisheries Governance

Integrated Coastal and Fisheries Governance Project Media Coverage, 2009 to 2014

The following listing is a hyper-linked collection of online news coverage and other web information about the ICFG project. Duplicated headlines refer to news articles picked up and covered in a separate newspaper or media outline, illustrating the different contexts where the information appeared. In most cases local editors have modified stories originating from the Ghana News Agency (GNA). It is also important to note that none of the news stories are based on press releases created by the ICFG, rather they reflect coverage of ICFG events, document publication, interviews or public speaches by team members and stakeholders engaged with and making reference to Hɛn Mpoano or the ICFG.

2014

First phase of Integrated Coastal and Fisheries Governance Initiative ends

First phase of Integrated Coastal and Fisheries Governance Initiative ends

First phase of Integrated Coastal and Fisheries Governance Initiative ends

Ghana’s Minister of Fisheries To Promote Co-Management Concept

Thank you Rhode Island University Coastal Resources Center for working with us on the Hεn Mpoano project. @URICRC @URINews

Ghana imports 50 per cent of fish needs

Global Fisheries Enforcement Training Workshop. 17-21 February 2014 – San Jose, Costa Rica

Project to change attitude of people towards ecosystem ends

The decline of fisheries resources in Ghana that the country has to import 50% of the demand for seafood products of this country.

The declining stocks of fish has made Ghana a net importer of 50 per cent of the fish needed to feed its people.

Working Together on Fishery Management

2013

3rd STATE OF THE ENVIRONMENT FORUM

Ahanta West inaugurates Marine Committee to protect fisheries resources

Ahanta West takes steps to protect environment

AHANTA W: Assembly inaugurates Marine Committee to protect fisheries resources

Black gold in Ghana: crude days for fishers and farmers?

Collaboration and Sustainability: A Multi-Sectoral Path for Growth

Educational Trip to Western Region of Ghana

Facing the Future: Empowering Youth to Protect Their Health and Environment

FISH CRISIS LOOMS … Fisheries Commission warns

Fish crisis could hit Ghana     in next two years: official

Fisheries Commission blamed for poor catch

From the Wilson Center: Facing the Future: Empowering Youth to Protect Their Health and Environment in Ghana and the Philippines

Ghana: OIC Trains Anlo Beach Women in Dressmaking

‘Ghana must resolve development challenges’–Anderson

‘Ghana must resolve development challenges’

Ghana’s Fishing Sector Heading Towards A Crisis

Ghana’s peak fish catch reduces from 120000 to 30000 metric tonnes in ten years USAID

Ghanaians Gain Ground on Accountability for Oil Wealth

Ghanaians Gain Ground on Accountability for Oil Wealth

Ghanaian government work on dwindling fish stock

Halt The Poisoning Of The Pra River Now

Indiscriminate leveling of hilly areas causing flooding-NGO

JOMORO: Assembly adopts a medium term development plan

Livelihoods and poverty reduction in coastal communities in the Western Region of Ghana: Analysis of livelihoods baseline data of the ICFG Program

OIC Trains Anlo Beach Women in Dressmaking

OIC Trains Anlo Beach Women In Dressmaking

OIC Trains Anlo Beach Women In Dressmaking

30 Women receive training

30 Women receive training

Women receive training at Anlo Beach

Shama District Assembly to introduce sanitation bye-laws

Oil Industry tracks Hen Mpoano

P.V. Obeng calls for spatial planning for coastal districts along Jubilee oilfields

P.V. Obeng calls for effective spatial planning for coastal districts

P.V. Obeng Calls For Effective Spatial Planning For Coastal Districts

Unsustainable fishing practices dwindles Ghana’s fish catch – USAID

Unsustainable fishing practices dwindles Ghana’s fish catch – USAID

USAID’s ICFG donates market to Akwidaa community

World Wetlands Day celebrated with a clean-up exercise at Busua

2012

African scientists on climate change at university of Rhode Island (URI) Coastal Resources Centre

Ahanta West takes steps to protect environment

Atuabo – A town in Ghana about to change, after oil and gas

Biribireba (Ghana)

Blue Carbon Efforts in Ghana

Chiefs appeal to government to solve the algae problem

Climate Change Adaptation for the Coastal Communities of Ghana’s Western Region

Coastal Ghana: increased effort needed to combat environmental threats

Community takes measures to prevent encroachment on lands due to oil find

Des pêcheurs balisent leur chemin pour trouver du poisson

Different fish, same problems….

Disaster Risk Management and Spatial Planning: An Examination Of The Proposed Spatial Planning Act Of Ghana

Enhancing climate adaptation through land use planning in Shama district, Ghana

Environmental Resources Management (ERM) is a leading global provider of environmental, health, safety, risk, social consulting services and sustainability related services

Expert demands environmental impact assessment report on Gas processing plant

FISCHEREI/031: Ghana – Gift und Dynamit, illegale Fangmethoden in überfischten Gewässern (IPS)

Fishermen attribute sargassum attacks to oil production

Fishermen wail over sea weed; blame oil production

Fishing for the Future: The Why and How of Nature’s Most Abundant Protein Source

Fishing Stock In Danger

Fishing Stock In Danger

Five students from Queen’s Project on International Development go to Accra and Takoradi to intern with local NGOs.

FoN supporting STMA to enact byelaws to protect wetlands

Ghana Fact Sheet Environment Project Peace Corps

Ghana fishermen cry over sea weeds

Ghana: Bad Fishing Methods Depleting Fish Stock

Ghana’s peak fish catch reduces from 120,000 to 30,000 metric tonnes in ten years – USAID

Ghanaian Fisherfolk Blasting Their Way to Finding Fish

Ghanaian Fisherfolk Blasting Their Way to Finding Fish

Ghanese vissers kunnen niet meer zonder DDT en dynamiet

Green-Green in our Western waters

(Excerpt) ICFG/Hen Mpoano, Strategic Mid-term Evaluation (PDF)

Illegal gold mining, sand winning on the ascendency in the Ahanta West District

Illegal chainsaw operation poses threat to forest reserve

IUCN Mention of Hen Mpoano

Jomoro District Assembly calls for amendment of the Mineral Resources Law

Les pêcheurs attribuent l’attaque de la sargasse à l’exploitation du pétrole

Let’s Protect our Coast Lines

No Env’tal Report On Gas

Our coastal resources are in jeopardy – Mr Agbogah

Participatory mapping, a tool for spatial planning: A case study of Shama district in the Western Region of Ghana.

Profitability of Small-Scale Fisheries in Elmina, Ghana

Publication on coastal areas in Western Region launched

Radio Soap Opera Educates 2.5 million Ghanaians about coastal resources management

Radio Active: Biribireba makes waves in Ghana

Shama prepares towards land protection against encroachment

Stakeholders urged to make use of fisheries research findings

Study of wetlands in Sekondi-Takoradi launched

The creeping death of a fishery: Ghana (1980-2012)

The First 1000 Days: A Window of Opportunity for Women and Children’s Health

Wassa Domama Rock Shrine

Water Related Project Videos and Podcasts

West African Primate Conservation Action

Western Ghana’s Fisherfolk Starve Amid Algae Infestation

Western Region Old Vandals to hold public lecture

Wetlands and mangroves could control climate Change-NGO

Workshop for NGOs in Western Region opens

USAID/Ghana Agricultural Activity Brief

USAID mentioning Hen Mpoano in Global Waters

USAID supports five districts with IT tools for community planning

2011

9 million listeners reached with conservation messages

A Leader in Green Development

African scientists to learn strategies for adapting to climate change at URI Coastal Resources Center

Conservation of Primates – Ghana

Encroachers threaten Cape Three Points forest reserve

Fishermen urged to comply with Fisheries Law

FRONTLINES: Empowering Women to Feed and Lead  November/December 2011

Ghana’s agric sector receiving $63m investment from USAID

Global Work Party-10.10.10 in Sekondi/Takoradi

Great success of the First “Ghana West Coast Mountain Bike Festival”, all expectations exceeded!

Hen Mpoano (Our Coast) community campaign

Hen Mpoano presented at oil and gas seminar, University of Alabama and Birmingham

How’d I get to the CRC

I just can’t stay in one place!

In Ghana, not all see oil as a blessing

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission scholarship

Marketing Conservation: Biribireba Generates Buzz in Ghana

Navigating through heavy waves to managed access in the fisheries: Challenges in Ghana

Preparing for public dialog around pressing fisheries issues August 25, 2011

Report on World Environmental Day Event (4th June) Marathon Akwidaa-Cape 3 Points

Smoked marine fish from Western Region, Ghana: a value chain assessment

Spatio-temporal analysis of two coastal wetland systems in Ghana: Addressing ecosystem vulnerability and implications for fisheries development in the context of climate and land use changes

Sustainametrix version of Hen Mpoano Work

UCC and CRC-ghana organise workshop on coastal adaptation to climate change

2010

AFRICA Let’s Protect our Coast Lines

Bad fishing methods depleting fish stock

Coastal Governance Programme Launched

Communique Western Region Development Forum Takoradi On 24th To 25th September 2010

Communique Western Region Development Forum

Fisheries sector contributes 4.5% to GDP – Commission

Fishery and Food Security in Ghana’s Western Region VIDEO

From the Field  Phase One of the Integrated Coastal and Fisheries Governance (ICFG) program

Hotline: Fished Out! A look at the challenges in Ghana’s fishing industry

Integrated Coastal and Fisheries Governance for Western Region of Ghana

Prevent indiscriminate development, environmental degradation in oil communities

Second phase of Ghana’s coastal fisheries project takes off November 03, 2010

Second phase of coastal fisheries project takes off

Western Region of Ghana 2/10

Western communities form body to protect coastal belt

Western region demands pounds of flesh

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