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Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM)

Coastal areas are the most densely populated with complex and numerous opportunities, uses and challenges, which require an integrated approach and the relevant skill-set to manage these environments in all of its aspects.

What Will You Learn?
  • Introduction to ICZM

  • Coastal Ecosystems in Ghana

  • Opportunities, Uses and Concerns of Coastal Zone

  • Types of Integration and ICZM Process

  • Coastal Management Instrument

  • Co-Management and Community Based Management of Coastal Resources

  • Coastal Profiling

  • Practical Field Activities

Information Of Programme
1 week

Integrated Coastal Zone Management 

The ICZM course is designed to equip professionals, whose line of work focuses directly or indirectly on the coast, with practical coastal zone management skills by demystifying the principles and techniques involved. The course also explains the vulnerability of the coastal zone to human and natural factors and co-management as well as community-based management of coastal resources.

Course dates

Course duration: 16th August - 20th August 2021 (Regular Session)
Registration deadline: 10th August 2021

Who should attend?

The short courses are well suited for representatives and mid-career professionals from government, non-governmental organisations and civil society groups, donor entities, international organisations, industries, consulting firms, businesses and corporations, lecturers, students, and individuals who wish to gain a comprehensive insight into the application of modern tools such as GIS and remote sensing, and integrate climate change concept into managing fisheries and coastal resources are welcome!

Course fees for online sessions

A subsidised fee of US$ 100.00 is charged for online courses. All applicants who require certificates will pay this fee online using the online payment system. Applicants will be required to upload their receipts of payment during the application process.

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Course fees for regular sessions

Local Ghanaian participants

Non-residential (Package 1): GHS 850.00 (Includes tuition and all training materials)
Non-residential (Package 2): GHS 1,175.00 (Includes tuition and all training materials and meals – lunch and snacks)
Residential: GHS 1,775.00 (Includes tuition and all training materials, accommodation and meals – lunch and snacks)

International participants

The fee for international participants is US$ 1,000.00 (includes airport pick up, accommodation, tuition, training materials, lunch, and snack breaks)
Please note that the fee does not include visa fees, ground transport (except airport pick up), airfare, travel insurance, or food/lodging before or after the training dates. For local Ghanaian participants, travel to and from Cape Coast is the responsibility of the participant.

Payment should be made to the account details below:

Account Name: Centre for Coastal Management
Bank: Zenith Bank Ghana Limited
Branch: University of Cape Coast
Account Number: 0006011407382


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