Ghana: Assessment of Economic Impact of Akosombo, Kpong Dams Spillage – Affected C’nities Lose Gh¢1.6bn in Agric Livelihoods – FAO’s Assessment

An estimated GH¢1.6bn agricultural livelihoods were lost due to the Akosombo/ Kpong dams spillage that affected eight districts in the Greater Accra, Eastern and Volta regions in September and October last year.

This represents an estimated 1.2 per cent in Gross Domestic Product of Ghana, a Consultant at the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations, Stephen Frimpong, disclosed last Friday at an expert review recovery and rehabilitation planning workshop at Sogakope in the…


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