U.S. and Ghana Partner to Improve Fish Standards

Accra, Ghana — The U.S. Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in partnership with the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development, today announced the Safe Fish Certification and Licensing Scheme under the theme, “Safe Fish, Better Health.”  Under the program, fish processors will adopt a code of conduct to meet health and ... Read More»

United States and Ghana Partner to Strengthen Ghana’s Fisheries Sector

Accra, GHANA- On March 30, 2021, U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission Christopher J. Lamora joined officials of the Government of Ghana, academia, civil society, and the private sector in a virtual learning event marking the conclusion of the Sustainable Fisheries Management Project (SFMP), a seven-year, $24 million program funded through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).  The Honorable Minister ... Read More»

United States of America Supports Ghana’s Fisheries and Coastal Environment Development Agenda

Accra, GHANA– The Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development and the Fisheries Commission with support from the United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID),  organized a three-day conference, from August 19-21, 2019, in Accra to highlight and discuss successes, lessons learned, opportunities, and challenges in the fisheries sector in Ghana. The ... Read More»

USA Congratulates Oyster Pickers for Successful Closed Season

 Accra, GHANA– On April 15, the United States of America congratulated the Densu Oyster Pickers’ Association (DOPA) and the Development Action Association (DAA) for the successful completion of the second annual oyster harvesting closed season.  Located in the Tsokomey community of the Ga South Municipal Assembly, both are local, community-led, non-governmental organizations committed to protecting ... Read More»
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