Reports of populations laid low with huge Dams tend to be approximately bodily displaced and resettled groups. This e-book at the Volta River undertaking breaks with the mildew and tackles the longer term environmental and socio-economic affects of the Akosombo and Kpong Dams, and livelihood responses of 2 overlooked teams- downstream and lakeside groups. In an in depth learn which takes a gendered political economic system of livelihoods technique, the e-book considers the contribution of things akin to the environmental restructuring of the decrease Volta, the exodus of its so much economically lively inhabitants to the Volta Lake, the State's forget of affected groups, the altering socio-economic context of Ghana, and social family of sophistication, gender and kinship, to livelihood trajectories and results.

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