Fisheries Ministry signs MoU for Academic Collaboration with UESD


The Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Mavis Hawa Koomson, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for Academic Collaboration with the University of Environment and Sustainable Development (UESD), in Accra.

According to the Fisheries Minister, ”the MoU is a mutually beneficial relationship between my Ministry and the University on academic and scientific research cooperation in the areas of teaching, workshops, seminars, data management and research relevant to the fisheries and aquaculture industry.”

The Vice Chancellor of the University, Professor Eric Nyarko-Samson, led a team from the University for the signing ceremony.

The University of Environment and Sustainable Development (UESD) is a Public University situated at Somanya in the Yilo Krobo Municipality of the Eastern Region, Ghana. It has a serene environment with state-of-the-art facilities beautifully designed with smart features.

The University was established by UESD Act, 2015 (Act 898) during the tenure of President John Dramani Mahama and inaugurated on the 5th of August, 2020, by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. Prof. Eric Nyarko-Sampson is the founding Vice-Chancellor of the University.

It has the vision to be a leading University in the teaching, learning and dissemination of knowledge related to developments in environment and agro-business, and to create knowledge through research for national development”.

And a mission to train and produce graduates who are equipped with relevant knowledge and skills to be well-positioned as agents and partners in the identification and resolution of prevailing environmental and sustainable development challenges.

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