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A U.S. Coast Guard law enforcement detachment member and a Ghanaian navy sailor inspect a fishing vessel suspected of illegal fishing during the Africa Maritime Law Enforcement Partnership (U.S. Navy photo by Kwabena Akuamoah-Boateng/Released) culled from https://kasapafmonline.com/2017/05/ghana-outdoor-watchdog-committees-clamp-illegal-fishing/

Enforcement of fisheries laws: An essential means to sustainable fisheries

According to national fisheries statistics, Ghana's fisheries sector has undergone a prohibitive decline in stocks over the last few years, threatening the uncertainties of...
Soa Ghana Hub

SOA Ghana: Twelve journalists undergo training on marine pollution & sustainable fishing reporting

Sustainable Ocean Alliance Ghana (SOA Ghana Hub) has unveiled its maiden initiative focused on using data and storytelling tools to put the spotlight marine...
Torgbiga Adamah Iii Makorsor Of Somey

Reconsider Chief fisherman concept – Chief

Torgbiga Adamah III, Makorsor of Somey has lamented that the concept of 'chief fisherman' was undermining the traditional chieftaincy institution and appealed to the...
Donation Phones

NGO presents smart phones to fishermen to monitor illegal fishing activities

Friends of the Nation (FoN), a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), has donated five smart phones for monitoring of Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing activities...
Social Marine Police

MCE appeals for a Marine Police unit at Keta

Mr Godwin Edudzi Effah, the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Keta has appealed for the establishment of a unit of the Marine Police of...
fishing industry

Let’s tackle IUU fishing from our landing beaches-Chief Fisher

Torgbui Michael Bumegbe, Chairman of Illegal Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing Committee at Kedzikope in the Keta Municipality of the Volta Region, has challenged...

Fishery Commission asked to enforce laws

Major stakeholders in the fisheries sector in the Volta Region have observed that the continuous illegal unreported and...

Unreported and Unregulated Fishing Must Stop Now

Fishermen in the Central Region have condemned the illegal activities of foreign trawlers in Ghana's marine waters and has called on government to halt...
WASH Training

Fisheries Workshop for Journalist Ends

A three- day workshop on Ocean Science and Fisheries for Ghanaian journalist aimed at exposing Media practitioners to issues relating to ocean governance has...

Fight against illegal fishing making progress

West Africa alone, according to estimates, loses $1.3 billion a year due to IUU. In East and Southern Africa, foreign...

European Union lifts restriction on Ghana’s fish trade

Ghana was last year banned from exporting fish to the European Union due to fallen standards for practicing illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing (IUU). ...
Seth Terkper

Ghana to reduce food, nutrition insecurity through modernized agriculture – Minister

The government of Ghana plans to reduce food and nutrition insecurity through modernized agriculture and other measures. The minister of Finance, Seth Terkper, said this...