A Training Manual for Grow Out Pond Culture of African Catfish

This manual has been developed for the classroom training and demonstration of the aquaculture initiative. It comprises catfish farming management best practices from pre-stocking management to marketing. The structure of the manual allows for flexibility in undertaking future training opportunities, by utilising a modular format, with each module containing its own supporting information.

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11 July 2017

Annual Report 2015-2016

The Western Region Coastal Foundation (WRCF) is an innovative organisation that encourages an effective dialogue between oil, gas, and power (OGP) companies, other extractive industry actors, local communities, and the government in six districts in the Western Region of Ghana, to identify and resolve issues facing these communities. WRCF leverages stakeholder financial and in-kind contributions and corporate social investments through a market systems development approach to address improved stability and socio-economic development concerns of communities. The aim of WRCF is to build trust between communities, government, and industry in the six coastal districts and to help government and industry develop...

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30 March 2017

WRCF's Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue Strategy (2017)

As WRCF and the dialogue platform enter their third year, we’ve edited the dialogue structure so as to avoid conversation fatigue, improve cost-effectiveness, and increase sustainability. It’s been encouraging to see the high levels of engagement over the past two years. Notable successes of the dialogue platform include examples of communities emboldened to act on their own behalf, and of actors held to account for pollution and dumping of waste. To consolidate these successes and encourage continued engagement, the structure has now been simplified from four levels of prioritisation to three: household, district and community level meetings. The Citizens’ Advisory...

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21 February 2017

WRCF's Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue Strategy (2015)

The multistakeholder dialogue platform is at the heart of everything WRCF does. Designed to incorporate the many actors in the region – communities, traditional leaders, local and national government, oil, gas, and other extractive industries – the dialogue process begins each March with household surveys and culminates in August with top ranked issues from communities and responses to issues from actors. This report, from our inception year of 2015, explains the initial strategy that guided the dialogue platform in our first two years. Using this strategy, the dialogue reached 181 communities and spoke to 64,000 individuals. The platform served as...

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11 August 2016