Posted by: Andi Arsana | April 26, 2009

Ghana to extend its continental shelf

Taken from Modern Ghana

Accra, April 24, GNA – Alhaji Collins Dauda, Minister of Lands and Natural Resources on Friday announced that the ministry is to submit drafts for the extension of Ghana’s continental shelf. The drafts to be submitted to the United Nations Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf (CLCS) is in line with article 76 of the 1982 UN convention on the law of the Sea which enjoins member states to extend their maritime rights beyond the mandatory 200 nautical miles.

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