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

Green Ghana Day Celebration

Green Ghana Day Celebration

As part of the Green Ghana Day celebration, Hen Mpoano and WAPCA distributed 2,100 tree seedlings to the Cape Three Points CREMA communities. Wildlife Division and Forest Services Division provided the tree seedlings.Teachers, school pupils, health workers and CREMA...

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World Day Against Child Labour 2021

World Day Against Child Labour 2021

Today marks the World Day Against Child Labour 2021: The theme this year is "Act Now, End Child Labour" CHILD LABOUR IS WORK THAT DEPRIVES CHILDREN OF THEIR CHILDHOOD, THEIR POTENTIAL, AND THEIR DIGNITY. It harms children mentally, physically, socially, and morally....

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World Environment Day 2021:Ecosystem Restoration

World Environment Day 2021:Ecosystem Restoration

REIMAGINE. RECREATE. RESTORE   This is our moment. We cannot turn back time. But we can grow trees, green our cities, rewild our gardens, change our diets and clean up rivers and coasts. We are the generation that can make peace with nature. Let’s get active, not...

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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.


Number of years in operation


Communities reached through our projects


Implemented and on-going projects


Number of Village Savings and Loans Associations beneficiaries

Mangroves Planted

mangrove seedlings raised and planted

Health Impact

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

Our Partners

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