Dr Wiafe is a senior Lecturer at the Department of Oceanography and Fisheries of the University of Ghana. He is principal investigator to the following projects – Coastal Processes & Maritime Sensing Programme, DevCoCast, EAMNet, GCLME Productivity and Biodiversity and Biofuel supply chain management. He is member of steering committee GESAMP. Dr Wiafe’s main research interests are application of remote sensing to coastal coastal resource and ecosystem management. He is involved in capacity building for Africa.