The Lake Volta Project: Outcomes and Capacity Building:

Planning for improved and sustainable cage aquaculture in Lake Volta, Ghana:

Professor Lindsay G Ross & Dr Trevor Telfer, Institute of Aquaculture, Stirling

Dr Ruby Asmah, Water Research Institute, Accra, Ghana

Lake Volta Landsat

This three-year project commenced in December 2012 and is funded by a Leverhulme/Royal Society Africa Grant. The principal aim of the project is to build capacity in environmental monitoring and assessment and to formulate a plan for improved and sustainable cage aquaculture on the Volta lake, so contributing to the developing industry and assuring regional food security.

Specifically, the project is working to: