News, Events and Case Studies
We published the article: Resilient lagoons? Climate Change, Sustainability and adaptation in the Journal of Geography. Click on read more for the details
The Resilient Lagoon Network West Africa Conference took place July 2022 to develop a framework for sustainable lagoon management. A multi-disciplinary group of academics and practitioners contributed to the discussion and development of the framework, which we hope to launch in 2023.
Sustainable lagoon management framework at Yaba College of Technology and University of Lagos Nigeria
RLN co-lead Professor Sian Davies Vollum gave seminars on the management framework for lagoons that the network have developed. RLN members Dr Funmilayo Doherty and Dr Idowu Aneyo hosted the seminars
RLN members visited lagoon stakeholders and communities to understand the key issues for lagoon sustainability. They visited Lagos, Epe and Lekki lagoons. The photo here is a visit to the Makoko community who live directly on Lagos lagoon in houses built on stilts
RLN Co-lead talks about the impact of land use on marine environments for the Institute of Environmental Sciences
Part of an IES webinar for their Turning the Tide Project.
Part of the Kpeshi lagoon sits inside the grounds of the Labadi beach hotel. RLN visited to find out how the hotel manages the lagoon.
The Resilient Lagoon Network is pleased to partner with the Blue Resources Research and Policy Institute in Ghana.
The River Recycle project at Kpeshi lagoon is working to remove and recycle plastics at this large urban lagoon in Accra.
The Resilient Lagoon Network is pleased to be welcomed as an affiliate member of Future Earth Coasts. We visited their offices at the African Centre of Excellence for Coastal Resilience in Ghana to discuss how we can work together
We are working with Innohub in Ghana to support entrepreneurial solutions to coastal challenges. We held our launch event in May 2022