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

Report: Hen Mpoano Builds a Child Labour and Trafficking (CLaT) monitoring database

Report: Hen Mpoano Builds a Child Labour and Trafficking (CLaT) monitoring database

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

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SECRIFISE_Law Enforcement Activity Report

SECRIFISE_Law Enforcement Activity Report

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.

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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.

YEARS

Number of years in operation

Communities

Communities reached through our projects

Projects

Implemented and on-going projects

VSLA

Number of Village Savings and Loans Associations beneficiaries

Mangroves Planted

mangrove seedlings raised and planted

Health Impact

Beneficiaries with improved access to reproductive healthcare

Livelihoods

Beneficiaries reached through livelihood improvement programs

Volunteers

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

Our Partners

Hɛn Mpoano (Our Coast) is a legally registered Ghanaian Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)