Ghana has developed a maritime policy. Here is what it means
By George Kobina vanDyck, Dean of Maritime Studies, Regional Maritime University
Francois Vreÿ, Research Coordinator, Security Institute for Governance and Leadership in Africa, Stellenbosch University
Ghana has an abundance of marine resources. They include fisheries, hydrocarbon reserves, inland waterways and ports that are located along important international shipping lanes. These present the country with a wide range of opportunities for ensuring food security, bridging income inequalities, attracting foreign direct investment, increasing domestic productivity, and enhancing trading conditions.
This underscores the imperative to harness and safeguard them wisely.
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- Thursday, August 18, 2022