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Living in the Shadow of Large Dams: Long Term Responses of Downstream and Lakeside Communities of Ghana’s Volta River Project

Summary of Book , 2007

This book examines the Volta River Project, focusing especially on the long-term impacts of the project on the downstream and lakeside communities at Akosombo and Kpong Dams. Tsikata demonstrates the social and economic impacts upon the livelihoods of these communities, attending to the intersecting relations of class, gender and kinship in shaping the experience of this large dam project.