Ghana Invests in Coastal Protection

The Government of Ghana is working on a $150 million worth coastal protection projects that will deal with persistent tidal flooding and sea erosion problems of the country’s Western Region Districts.

The projects, being implemented by various contractors in Ahanta West, STMA and the Shama Districts, are funded by the government of Ghana.

Few days ago, Dr. Kwaku Agyeman Mensah, Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing, together with Mr Hubert Wusuansa, the Acting Director of Hydrological Department visited the projects sites inspecting the progress being made on the works.

He was pleased with the work being done on various projects including Adjua’s new breakwater, New Takoradi one kilometer long sea defense project, the Aboadze project etc.

After the visit, the Minister said that the government will continue to invest in its coastal communities and their economy in order to ensure that lives and properties of the people living there are protected in the future.

 

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

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To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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