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
Call For Consultants for WiFVEs Baseline Study
The baseline is intended for the project team, community people and stakeholders to understand the current situation and gaps for achieving gender equality and reducing sexual and gender-based violence in Ghana’s marine fisheries sector.
Hen Mpoano to plant 200,000 trees in the Greater Amanzule Wetlands under new AFR100 Project
Hen Mpoano, in collaboration with coastal communities will soon begin the planting of 200,000 mangrove seedlings (50 hectares) within the Greater Amanzule Wetlands (GAW) in the Western Region under the AFR100 project in the next five years.
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
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)