Status of Ghana’s coastal Ramsar Sites and likely impact of a changing climate

To assess the current status of Ghana’s coastal Ramsar sites, nearly 30 decades after their designation, in order to determine their ecological health and continued qualification under the Ramsar criteria for designated sites. Key activities of the project included: Satellite imageries on the land use and land cover changes for all 5 Ramsar sites over a three-decade period obtained, field visits to collect data on water quality, macro-invertebrate community, fish and fisheries assessment, waterbird species and population.


Project Details

Funding partners: CCARS

Starting Date: 2020

Ending Date:

Work Packages: Wetlands

Location: Keta, Songor, Sakumo, Densu, Muni-Pomadze ramsar sites