Meeting Venue

The Center for African Wetlands

University of Ghana, Legon

Accra, Ghana

Transport to the venue

Transportation services will be provided to convey participants lodging at the listed hotels to the conference venue each day.

Airport Transfers

Some of the listed hotels provide airport transfers. Kindly take note when booking. Alternatively, accredited airport taxis are available for transport.


The Ghana Cedi is the currency used for transactions in Ghana. Other major currencies including US dollar, pounds, euros, naira, rand and CFA can be easily exchange through banks and forex bureaus. The exchange rate is GHS 1 = USD 4.54 and GHS 1 = EUR 5.34 as at July 10, 2018 ( International payment platforms such as Visa and Mastercard are accepted for most transactions.

Weather and Climate

The average temperature in Accra in October is projected to range from 22 – 29 ˚C.