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. 

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.

News and Events

Gender analysis: Ghana’s Artisanal Fisheries 2019

Gender analysis: Ghana’s Artisanal Fisheries 2019

In Ghana, fishing is a highly gender-segregated occupation with fishermen catching and landing the fresh fish, and women taking responsibility for processing and marketing. The role of women is significant because they add value to fresh fish through processing, while...

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Roundtable discussion

Roundtable discussion

The aim of the roundtable was to bring together decision makers and stakeholders to explore how implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT) could help...

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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

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

Our Partners

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