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Department of Marine and Fisheries Sciences, University of Ghana

Department of Marine and Fisheries Sciences, University of Ghana, P. O. BOX LG 99 Legon-Accra, Ghana.
Established: 1948
https://www.ug.edu.gh/marine-fisheries
Organisation type: Research/academic institution
Geographical scope: National
Member countries: Ghana
Participating countries: Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cote D\'Ivoire, Ethiopia, France, Georgia, Germany, Korea, Democratic People\'S Republic Of, Lesotho, Liberia, Netherlands, Nigeria, Qatar, South Africa, Togo, United Arab Emirates, United States, Virgin Islands, U.S.
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Organisation’s vision:

To become a world class research-intensive University over the next decade.

Organisation’s mission:

To create an enabling environment that makes University of Ghana increasingly relevant to national and global development through cutting-edge research as well as high quality teaching and learning.

Organisation’s objectives (if different from the Mission):

To produce highly skilled graduates who can make significant contributions to marine environmental issues at the local, national, regional and global levels.
To contribute to knowledge in marine environmental issues through cutting edge research in Marine and Fisheries Sciences.

Keywords

  • Aquaculture
  • Biodiversity Conservation
  • Fisheries Science
  • Marine Science
  • marine biogeochemistry

Activities

  • Advocating for (ocean) science
  • Providing scientific advice for policy makers
  • Training scientists/technicians
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has observer/participant/member status with
Partnership for Observation of the Global Ocean Partnership for Observation of the Global Ocean
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has observer/participant/member status with
Chlorophyll Globally Integrated Network Chlorophyll Globally Integrated Network
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has observer/participant/member status with
Marine Biodiversity Observation Network Marine Biodiversity Observation Network
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has observer/participant/member status with
Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations
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has observer/participant/member status with
GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
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has observer/participant/member status with
Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO
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has observer/participant/member status with
International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange of IOC-UNESCO International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange of IOC-UNESCO