Our Vision & Mission
We envision a world where inclusive and integrated management of coastal and marine ecosystems generate long-term benefits to nature and people.
Our Mission is to provide technical, policy and extension support to actors in government, private sector and civil society through capacity building, research, networking and project development in fisheries and coastal ecosystem governance.
News and Events
Hen Mpoano’s Deputy Director, Stephen Kankam has been selected to join nine others as a Global Ocean Leader under the Edinburgh Ocean Leaders Programme.
This report presents the different stages that led to the full development of the spatial database, data validation, internal structures, visualization options and opportunities for update. It builds on previously initiated work that resulted in the development of functional information pertaining to the series of approaches explored to collect data to build the spatial data structure, data cleaning and systems development for the underlying database design
A series of workshops were organized by Hen Mpoano for Law enforcement officers drawn from include Anti- Human trafficking Unit of the Ghana Police, Ghana Immigration, Economic and Organized crime Office (EOCO) and FBI and staff of the attorney general’s department. The second phase of the training also brought to the training, members constituting child protection structures at the grassroots such as the DCPC, assembly men, CCPCs and child rights advocates in addition to law enforcement.
What We Do
Our approach to fisheries governance is through research, multi-stakeholder engagements and policy advocacy for sustainable fisheries management.
We adopt integrated and participatory approaches to coastal landscape issues and work at multiple scales, deploying a wide range of tools.
We design and implement sustainable livelihood interventions geared towards reducing poverty and food insecurity in communities we work.
Our gender programme area addresses gender needs by conducting gender assessment and analyses; development of gender mainstreaming strategy.
Number of years in operation
Communities reached through our projects
Implemented and on-going projects
Number of Village Savings and Loans Associations beneficiaries
mangrove seedlings raised and planted
Beneficiaries with improved access to reproductive healthcare
Beneficiaries reached through livelihood improvement programs
Individuals engaged through our project
With Our Partners, We are Making Our Coast a Better Place
In collaboration with our local and international partners we are helping address food insecurity, climate change, over-fishing, gender inequality, urbanization and poverty.
All Current Projects
Hɛn Mpoano (Our Coast) is a legally registered Ghanaian Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)