Press Releases


IMPLEMENTATION OF CLOSED SEASONS FOR INDUSTRIAL TRAWLERS

Accra, January 17, 2017     IMPLEMENTATION OF CLOSED SEASONS FOR INDUSTRIAL TRAWLERS In accordance with sections 76(3) and 84 of the Fisheries Act, 2002(Act 625), the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development  (MOFAD) and the Fisheries Commission (FC) wish to inform all industrial trawler operators that 1st February -31st March, 2017 has been declared […]

List of Licenced Vessels from 1st January-31st December,2016

List of Licenced Vessels from 1st January-31st December,2016…..Downlaod

ABBREVIATED RESETTLEMENT ACTION PLAN,FISH LANDING SITE AT ANLOGA

The Government of Ghana (GoG), through the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development (MOFAD), has received a credit facility from the International Development Association (IDA) and Global Environment Facility (GEF) to fund the cost of the West Africa Regional Fisheries Programme (WARFP) in Ghana. The programme’s development objective is to improve the sustainable management of […]

Urgent Reminder: Ministerial Directives on the Implementation of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas

Urgent Reminder: Ministerial Directives on the Implementation of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas….ReadMore

Bid Document – Supply & Installation of Lab Equipt, Reagents & Glassware,Click to Read and Download

NATIONAL COMPETITIVE BIDDING FOR  SUPPLY AND INSTALLATION OF LABORATORY EQUIPMENT, REAGENTS AND GLASSWARE..  Download Bid Doc – Supply & Installation of Lab Equipt, Reagents & Glassware  

BAN ON PAIR TRAWLING

The Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development (MOFAD) wishes to inform the General Public, Fisheries Associations, Fishermen and Stakeholders that the Ministry through the Fisheries Commission has since 1st January 2009 not licensed or renewed the license of any fishing trawler to engage in pair trawling in Ghanaian waters. The Ministry further wish to state […]

Italian Delegation Interacts with Apam Fishermen

Italian delegation interacts with Apam fishermen An Italian delegation currently in the country has promised fishermen of its support to facilitate the creation of a resilient local fisheries cluster to enhance the industry in Ghana. The promise is in furtherance of an agreement signed between the delegation from the Fish Production District of Mazara Del […]

Prof Mills College of Fisheries takes off in October

  The first fisheries college in Ghana sited at Buranamua, near Anomabo in the Central Region, will admit its first batch of students this October the Vice President Mr Kwesi Bekor Amissah Arthur has announced.Named the John Evans Atta Mills College of fisheries it is a tribute to the late president of his commitment to […]

Breakthrough in fight against illegal fishing

From Desmond Davies, London Bureau Chief London, July 4, GNA – With 35 coastal nations, Africa is worst hit by illegal unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, but the coming into operation recently of the first international accord to counter the problem could change the continent’s fortunes. Read More !!!

Government to enforce Fisheries Laws and Regulation

Accra, July 8, GNA Government would continue to pursue prudent policies to safeguard the marine fisheries resources…..Read More !!!!