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Profile of the marine resources of Ghana

Garry M. Bernacsek

Profile of the marine resources of Ghana

by Garry M. Bernacsek

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Published by Foodand Agriculture Organization in Rome .
Written in English


Edition Notes

F.A.O. fiche no. 87X01693.

Statementby Garry M. Bernacsek ; edited by the CECAF Programme.
SeriesCECAF/TECH/86/71
ContributionsFood and Agriculture Organization.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 microfiches :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13914679M

  participatory coastal resource assessment or PCRA. The primary output of PCRA is the coastal area profile, a document describing the coastal area and the condition of its resources. The profile also describes issues or problems of the communities dependent on the area, and includes maps and other details needed for CRM planning. The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) is the national port authority of Ghana, Between the 16th – 18th century, foreign trade in the then Gold Coast was undertaken from about 40 landing points scattered around the Gold the s these had converged to six main ports of trade. From to the s the transport witnessed its first revolution in the road .

  Amidst the political stability, however, Ghana's economy has stagnated. In , new oil reserves were discovered. This added to Ghana's wealth in resources but has not yet brought a boost to Ghana's economy. The oil discovery has also increased Ghana's economic vulnerability, and the crash in oil prices decreased revenue.   This Guide to Law Online Ghana contains a selection of Ghanaian legal, juridical, and governmental sources accessible through the Internet. Links provide access to primary documents, legal commentary, and general government information about specific jurisdictions and .

Ghana’s economic freedom score is , making its economy the th freest in the Index. Its overall score has increased by point, helped by a higher fiscal health score. The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) was established in as a merger of the three revenue agencies, the Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS), the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the Value Added Tax Service (VATS) and the Revenue Agencies Governing Board (RAGB) in accordance with the Ghana Revenue Authority Act , (Act ).


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Profile of the marine resources of Ghana by Garry M. Bernacsek Download PDF EPUB FB2

Ghana has vast fish resources made up of both marine fish and freshwater fish. Ghanaian fishers mainly get their freshwater fish from lakes such as the Volta and the Bosumtwi. In Ghana, marine fishing is limited to the Atlantic Ocean that. Ghana has a market-based economy with relatively few policy barriers to trade and investment in comparison with other countries in the region, and Ghana is endowed with natural resources.

Ghana's economy was strengthened by a quarter century of relatively sound management, a competitive business environment, and sustained reductions in poverty. In Africa, Ghana ranks 24th by size out of 54 countries, 14th by population and 13th by population density.

Well endowed with natural resources, Ghana has roughly twice the per capita output of the poorest countries in West Africa. Even so, Ghana remains heavily dependent on international financial and technicalFile Size: KB.

Ghana (/ ˈ ɡ ɑː n ə / ()), officially the Republic of Ghana, is a country along the Gulf of Guinea and the Atlantic Ocean, in the subregion of West ng Profile of the marine resources of Ghana book land mass ofkm 2 (92, sq mi), Ghana is bordered by the Ivory Coast in the west, Burkina Faso in the north, Togo in the east, and the Gulf of Guinea and Atlantic Ocean in the g code: + Both pelagic and demersal fisheries resources are exploited in Ghana and contribute almost equally to the national catch.

The marine catch profile includes cape hake, grunt, sea bream, tilapia, herring, mackerel, barracuda and tuna. Ghana, country of western Africa, situated on the coast of the Gulf of Guinea.

Although relatively small in area and population, Ghana is one of the leading countries of Africa and is celebrated for its rich history.

Ghana’s capital is the coastal city of Accra. Learn more about the country of Ghana. Ghana is IFC’s third largest exposure in Africa in terms of committed investment volume. As of Juneit had committed $1, million of its own account in Ghana.

IFC’s current program in Ghana consists of 26 projects, comprising of investments in infrastructure, manufacturing, agribusiness, and services, and financial institutions. Malaria country profile ; Maternal, neonatal and child health.

Child mortality estimates, UN Inter-Agency Group on Child Mortality Estimation; Countdown country profile (UNICEF/WHO and partners) Trends in Maternal Mortality (WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, The World Bank and the United Nations Population Division) Neglected tropical diseases.

- Military rule: Succession of destabilising coups, Ghana is predominantly a one-party state. - New constitution, multi-party system is restored. - Offshore oil production. mates that marine capture fisheries production will remain between 80 and 90 million tons per year, and freshwater fisheries, which face envi-ronmental degradation and competition for use of freshwater resources from other sectors such as hydropower and agriculture, are unlikely to expand significantly either.

Related links Fisheries and Resources Monitoring System (FIRMS) The Fisheries and Resources Monitoring System (FIRMS) is a partnership of intergovernmental fisheries organizations that share a wide range of high-quality information on the global monitoring and management of marine fishery resources.

website State of the World’s Aquatic Genetic Resources. Box 2: The effects of climate change on Ghana and nations as a result of disasters. Again, the development of a National Climate Change Adaptation Stragegy has been agreed on as a trigger under the Natural Resources and Environmental Governance Programme in Ghana.

Secondly, Ghana’s economy relies heavily on climate sensitive sectors mainly on. • Ghana group has lifted MMbbls sold at an average price of US$/bbl • Three (3) cargoes totalling (2,93 MMbbls) lifted on behalf on Ghana Group in representing 18% of the total lifted by partners • Recoverable reserves of million barrels and billion cubic feet (bcf) of gas as at June The marine and coastal resources of Ghana exist within a very fragile ecosystem.

Current development trends and pressures exerted on these resources are steadily degrading the components of this fragile ecosystem. Landward, the area includes lagoons, marshes, estuarine swamps together with the intervening interfluve areas. Minerals Yearbook (Volume III. -- Area Reports: International)Listed below are chapters from the Minerals Yearbook (Volume III.

-- Area Reports: International). These annual reviews are designed to provide timely statistical data on mineral commodities in various countries. Each report includes sections on government policies and programs, environmental issues, trade and. MEETINGS AND EVENTS. Update: Aquaculture Hearings Remain On Hold – – Scoping Session (J ) and Comment Period Deadline (August 4, ) - Schoodic Sea Farm, LLC – J – 61 Main Street, Prospect Harbor.

Ghana is a country endowed with various abundant natural resources. All these resources cut across the agricultural, mining and human sectors.

Although, the agricultural sector remains a vital sector of the economy, there are other natural resources found in Ghana that makes it one of the richest countries in Africa. its natural resources and other endowments. Ultimately, politics determine which policies are actually feasible with regard to having sufficient support for implementation.

1 Cameroon, Ghana, Grenada, Lesotho, Nigeria, Seychelles, Swaziland and Trinidad and Tobago. Book • Edited by: in the tropical region are very unique in terms of its biodiversity, resource endowments, climate and socio-economic profile.

They are of four broad types namely, volcanic islands, atolls, near-atolls and reef islands, emergent limestone islands and continental fragments. This necessitates a meaningful strategy.

PROFILE The community profile is a summary of baseline conditions and trends in a community and study area. It establishes the context for assessing potential impacts and for project decision-making.

Developing a community profile involves identifying community issues and attitudes, locating notable features in. Ghana is a beneficiary of ITC’s Ethical Fashion Initiative which connects the fashion business to artisans in Africa and Haiti. At the image of Kenya, the country will be home to a fashion products manufacturing hub.

Ghana main exports are oil, gold, cocoa, bauxite and diamonds primarily towards France, Italy and the Netherlands.Natural Resources in Sunyani, Ghana.

Kumi outlines the web of challenges that Ghana faces in expanding its power sector and some of the opportunities for national and international actors to contribute toward greater progress.

Todd Moss Senior Fellow Center for Global Development. 2.Legon, Accra, Ghana. E-mail: [email protected] or [email protected] portion of the consolidated limit order book (at least the best bid and ask) must be resources in.