HOTSPOT of multiple stressors: Research-based management of Gulf of Guinea (HOTSPOT) (39522)

Project Details


Gulf of Guinea is a hotspot of multiple stressors such as marine and maritime pollution, climate change and overexploitation of aquatic resources. At the same time millions of people depend on clean seafood for their livelihood. 

The overall aim of the HOTSPOT project is to contribute to the development of research and management of marine and maritime pollution in the Gulf of Guinea. This will be obtained by identifying pollution sources, developing management actions to mitigate pollution and building up knowledge capacity. 

National Institute of Aquatic Resources, DTU Aqua (coordinator)
University of Cape Coast, Ghana
COWI, Denmark
Department of Environmental Engineering, DTU Environment, Denmark
Zeal Environmental Technologies Limited, Ghana

The project is funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark and administered by Danida Fellowship Centre.

Research area: Oceanography

Effective start/end date01/01/201831/12/2020


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