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2022 Norad Project "BC5" Ghana fieldwork

Norad project "Building Capacity to Crosslink Coastal Pollution with Climate Change (BC5)" is a strategic north-south-south collaboration between the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), the University of Ghana (UG) & the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. BC5 is funded by NORHED II program under "Climate Change and Natural Resources" theme.

Three case study areas in Ghana were sampled using traditional boats

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Traditional fisherboats from the capital city of Accra, Ghana


Students on-board a traditional fishing boat, while travelling between near shore sampling staitons in Accra, Ghana


Researchers and students, return back with local fishermen after successful sampling in the near shore waters in Accra, Ghana

Sampling trip, in the Ankobra river basin polluted from illegal mining activities, Ghana


Sailing 4 Science with local fisherboat inside Ankobra river for sampling

Collecting sediment samples using a grab in Volta region, Ghana

Understanding traditional knowledge with local fishermen representative in Volta near shore region

Trace metal water collection using a peristaltic pump Volta region, Ghana

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