Mr AWUDU MORO KABORE
MINISTRY OF FISHERIES AND AQUACULTURE DEVELOPMENT
Industry / Sector
Agriculture & Allied Services
Mr. KABORE Awudu Moro is a communications and development planning expert with Masters degree in Development Planning and Policy and Development Communications from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and the Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ) respectively.
Prior to attaining the above academic qualifications, Mr. KABORE had attained an undergraduate degrees in Natural Resources Management and Diploma in Education from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and The University of Education Winneba respectively.
Mr. KABORE has acquired an extensive experience in both the private and public sectors.
He worked with the Miro Company, a company located in the Asante Akim enclave that was into teak plantation and cultivation as a supervising officer. As a supervising officer, He was responsible for ensuring quality control and adherence to best planting practices.
In 2013, he joined the Ghana Education Service as a Teacher. For five (5) years, he taught at different levels from the primary level through to the Secondary level.
In 2018, Mr. KABORE joined the Ministry of Special Development Initiatives as the Communications Manager responsible for coordinating the ministry’s communications. Whiles at the Ministry, he also doubled as the monitoring officer responsible for monitoring the projects being executed by the various Development Authorities under the Ministry.
Mr. KABORE joined the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development in 2021 as the Director of Communications for the Hon. Minister for Fisheries and Aquaculture Development. He is responsible streamlining and coordinating the Ministry’s communications in line with government overall communication.
The Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development is one the Government Ministries in Ghana. It was established in January 20213. The Ministry provides leadership and has oversight responsibility in the management of the Fisheries Sector. It has a core mandate of formulating and implementing sector policies and strategies aimed at transforming the fisheries and aquaculture sector to contribute more effectively to national development through science, technology, innovation and institutional capacity.
The Ministry has two (2) implementing agencies, namely; the Fisheries Commission (FC) and the National Premix Fuel Secretariat (NPFS) The Fisheries Commission is the key implementing agency of the Ministry established under the Fisheries Act, 2002 (Act 625) with a Board and Secretariat headed by an Executive Director. The Fisheries Commission regulates and mages the utilization of fishery and aquaculture resources through effective policy implementation. It advises the Minister on matters pertaining to ensuring the sustainable exploitation of the fisheries resources. The Commission has offices in all the sixteen (16) administrative regions of Ghana.
The National Premix Fuel Secretariat (NPFS) was established by the National Premix Fuel Committee Regulations, 2016 (L.I 2233). The NPFS serves as the Secretariat to the National Premix Fuel Committee established to facilitate the procurement and distribution of premix fuel. The Secretariat is headed by an Administrator.
The following are the vision, mission and goal of the sector Ministry:
Vision: To promote accelerated fisheries and aquaculture development to contribute to national development.
Mission: To transform the fisheries and aquaculture sector and industry into a viable economic segment and provide support services to promote sector investment.
Goal: Increase domestic fish production to offset import of fish and fishery products, and develop and/or transform the fisheries and aquaculture sector into a viable economic segment to contribute to national development.