Power to the Fishers Project Launched. 

 


The Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development (MoFAD) represented by Ms. Matilda Quist, Director of Marine Fisheries has launched the Power to the Fishers Project, a sustainable fisheries management intervention, last Thursday 12th December 2019 at Erata Hotel, Accra. CERATH Development Organization (CDO) is implementing the project, with funding from the European Union (EU) under the Civil Society Organizations in Research and Innovation for Sustainable Development Program (CSO-RISE).

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CERATH Embarks on a COVID-19 Sensitization Exercise & Relief Donation to Fishing Communities. 

 

The Power to the Fishers project funded by the European Union (EU) and implemented by CERATH Development Organization (CDO) carried out COVID-19 sensitization exercises in five coastal districts- Awutu Senya, Effutu, Gomoa West, Ekumfi, and Shama districts.In response to the outbreak of the pandemic and its implications on coastal communities, CDO educated fisherfolks on the novel coronavirus, its mode of transmission, symptoms, preventive measures, and prescribed means of seeking medical attention. This provided the opportunity to discuss and debunk  myths about COVID-19. Demonstrations were also made on the appropriate use of personal protective equipment (PPE), handwashing with soap under running water, and the application of alcohol-based sanitizers. These engagements were aimed at safeguarding the health and safety of project beneficiaries and target communities.

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CERATH  Participates at the  SNV Ghana GrEEn Job Fair.

 

On Tuesday, 3rd November 2020, staff from CERATH Development Organization (CDO) had the opportunity to facilitate various activities at the maiden edition of the SNV Ghana GrEEn Job Fair in the Ahanta West Municipality. Mr. Prince Dacosta Aboagye, the Integrated Development Officer and Trainer at CDO made a presentation on interview preparation. Miss Maame Kyerewaa Brobbey, the Gender and Research Advisor, and Youth Coach at CDO also participated in reviewing the CVs of participants.<<Read More>>

CERATH Partners with Centre for Coastal Management to Fund Graduate Students’ Research on Fisheries.

 

A Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) has been signed between CERATH Development Organization (CDO) and the Centre for Coastal Management (CCM) of the University of Cape Coast. The signing ceremony was held on 21st December 2020 at the premises of CCM at Cape Coast. The MoA, which was signed under the Power to the Fishers (PTF) project being implemented by CDO, formally establishes the partnership to enroll graduate students as student researchers. Present for the signing were the PTF project manager (who signed on behalf of the Director of CDO) and the Director of CCM, as well as representatives from both organizations. <<Read More>>

POWER TO THE FISHERS PROJECT SENSITIZES 1,046 FISHERFOLK ON NHIS

 

 

The Power to the Fishers (PTF) project, a European Union (EU) funded fisheries management intervention, has sensitized and enrolled fisherfolk on the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).

The 4-year fisheries project, being implemented by CERATH Development Organization (CDO), is targeted at enhancing the socio-economic livelihoods of fishing communities in selected districts of coastal Ghana – specifically Effutu Municipal, Awutu Senya, Gomoa West, Ekumfi, and Shama districts. One key component of the project is to enhance knowledge of and access to social protection services in the target project landscape. <<Read More>>