From the Niger Delta in Nigeria to the southern part of Cote d'Ivoire, West Africa is blessed with a vast array of natural resources. To paint a more vivid picture, Ghana is endowed with a vast deposit of gold, manganese, bauxite and diamond. Similarly, vast deposits of manganese, gold, copper, uranium, bauxite and limestone can be found in Burkina Faso. Furthermore, Niger is the fourth-largest producer of uranium globally; while Mali is the third-largest producer of gold, and Guinea is home to 50% of the global bauxite reserve.
Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) as Accountability Agents in Natural Resource Management and Energy Governance in West Africa
May 23, 2020