POWER TO THE FISHERS PROJECT
Empowering Fishing Communities in Selected Districts of Ghana’s Coastal Landscape
Fishing is a major sector of Ghana’s economy which currently accounts for 4.5% of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and estimated at $1 billion per annum.
The expected outputs includes empowerment of forty communities on sustainable fishing and fish processing practices. Additionally, twenty modern fish smoking centers will be constructed for selected beneficiary communities to enhance fish smoking activities.
Engage relevant stakeholders and value chain actors in target areas for project implementation.
Enhance the knowledge and adoption of improved, environmentally friendly and cost efficient fuels and fish processing technologies.
Build the capacities of target groups on appropriate fishing and business practices, environment protection, climate change, health and safety.
Forge strategic partnerships between social protection entities (mainly health insurance, credit and pensions) and the target groups
Document project outcomes and disseminate for learning and scaling.