Welcome Visiting Research Student Fawzia Muhammed Zuka

The Fisheries Economic Research Unit and the Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries is pleased to welcome Visiting Research Student Fawzia Muhammed Zuka.

Fawzia is a 2021-2022 Study in Canada scholar, sponsored by Global Affairs Canada (GAC) and administered by the Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE). She is currently a PhD candidate at the Africa Centre of Excellence in Coastal Resilience, University of Cape Coast, Ghana. She will be at IOF for six months and will spend time working on her PhD dissertation, under the supervision of Prof. Rashid Sumaila.

Fawzia’s PhD thesis focuses on Gender and fisheries management. Prior to joining the PhD Program, Fawzia was a research assistant at Ghana’s parliament and a consultant at GIZ GmbH (Deutsche Gesellschaft Für Internationale Zusammenarbeit), an E-waste management project. Fawzia holds BSc and MPhil degrees in Economics from the University of Ghana.

Welcome Fawzia!