Coastal & Marine Resource Management Services for the ECOWAS region

The University of Ghana is the Regional Implementation Centre for Coastal and Marine Resources Management in Western Africa. The Centre ( delivers the following Services:

1) Support to Fisheries Resource Management
Provision of geospatial intelligence of potential fishing grounds and vessel traffic to aid monitoring control and surveillance against illegal, unregulated, unreported (IUU) fishing. To access click here (

(2) Forecast of ocean weather
Forecast ocean conditions from in situ and EO data to mariners via online portal and mobile messaging services (SMS and MMS). Click here to access bulletins (

For more information please visit
Implementation Center: ECOWAS Coastal & Marine Resource Management Centre University of Ghana, Legon