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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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PRESS RELEASE: World Wetlands Day 2018

INITIATIVE TO CONSERVE THE GREATER AMANZULE WETLANDS (GAW) LAUNCHED ON WORLD WETLAND DAY TAKORADI, GHANA: Hen Mpoano, a fisheries and coastal governance Ghanaian NGO and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded and United States Forest...

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Fisheries Policy Advocacy Training

As part of SFMP’s effort to increase women participation in fisheries co-management decision-making process, and also improve their livelihood and well-being, capacity of women within the fisheries sector are being built to take leadership roles and be much involved...

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Media Advocacy

Promoting Sustained Compliance and Enforcement of Fisheries Regulations through Media and Stakeholder Engagements In the last 3 years, prosecution of fisheries infractions and enforcement of fisheries laws have witnessed significant improvement, thanks to donor...

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Boeing Awardee

First year Masters student, Hannah Russell, has been awarded the highly competitive Boeing Fellowship to support her fieldwork in Ghana this coming fall. Russell will be working with Hen Mpoano to study food security amongst fish consumers in Takoradi, Ghana in...

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Women’s participation

Enhancing women's participation in decision-making in artisanal fisheries in the Anlo Beach fishing community, Ghana Abstract We describe a participatory action research journey with the Anlo Beach fishing community, Ghana, to promote women's participation in...

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Combating IUU Fishing

Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing violates conservation and management measures currently in place in many countries. ‪‎IUU‬ is recognized as a serious threat to sustainability of capture fisheries due to its negative impact on the ecology of the...

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