Aerial view of a pond used to collect waste water from the Awaso bauxite mine in Ghana in 2019. Photo: Thomas Cristofoletti/Ruom
Aerial view of a pond used to collect waste water from the Awaso bauxite mine in Ghana in 2019. Photo: Thomas Cristofoletti/Ruom

Ghana’s bauxite for infrastructure deal with China’s Sinohydro faces environmental concerns

  • Sinohydro project draws fire from conservationists who warn that mining in the country’s key forests would pose significant environmental risks
  • Duke University report warns the cost of the proposed aluminium industry projects linked to the Sinohydro agreement would outweigh the potential benefits

Topic |   China-Africa relations
Aerial view of a pond used to collect waste water from the Awaso bauxite mine in Ghana in 2019. Photo: Thomas Cristofoletti/Ruom
Aerial view of a pond used to collect waste water from the Awaso bauxite mine in Ghana in 2019. Photo: Thomas Cristofoletti/Ruom
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