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Ms. Ivy S. G. Akuoko


Department of Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences


IVY- On behalf of DFAS/UCC and USAID/UCC Project Management Team, I wish to congratulate you on your nomination for award of a scholarship to pursue an MA Degree in Marine Policy at the University of Rhode Island, USA to be financed through the USAID Sustainable Fisheries Management Project (SFMP). Please accept my congratulations and wish you all the best into the future. – Dr. Denis Aheto, Project Manager

Ivy is Ghanaian and from the Ashanti Region. She had her Senior High School Education in Kumasi Girls’ Senior High School, Kumasi. In the year 2010, she gained admission to the University of Cape Coast (UCC) to pursue a Bachelors degree in Biological Sciences and majored in Environmental Science. She holds certificates in Introduction to Environmental Law and Policy as well as Global Health from the University of North Carolina, USA and University of Copenhagen, Denmark respectively. Aside academic work, she loves to do voluntary work either to help improve the state of the environment or to help those in need. 
Ivy is currently a Teaching Assistant at the Department of Environmental Science of the University of Cape Coast. Ivy has the ambition to become a university lecturer and an environmental advocate back home after her studies in the States.