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Promise or peril in Ghana


In August 2009, Interlock's Director Jonathan Schwartz led an investigative team to Ghana. The recent discovery of offshore oil reserves along the southern coast has prompted inquiry into the social and environmental fallout of extracting oil for export. Will the Ghanaian experience with oil sour as it has in Nigeria and the Sudan? The team headed to the northern tribal areas of the country to gauge whether or not the northern tribes saw promise or peril in what is a Southern phenomenon.

A grassroots project that is employing street kids to remold plastic into useful items also caught the group's attention.

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