Ghana’s Ongoing Battle Against Coastal erosion

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In response to Ghana’s gravely eroding coastline, the Government decided on a costly and controversial project: the building of a 68 million euro, 30 kilometres “Ada Sea Defense Wall”, to “salvage the people in the area from the ravages of the sea”, as Vice-President, Mr John Dramani Mahama, announced last Saturday.

The real story of coastal erosion is not about what lies at the water’s edge, but what occurs beneath the waves offshore.

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