Black Volta


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Black Volta

a river in W Africa, rising in SW Burkina-Faso and flowing northeast, then south into Lake Volta: forms part of the border of Ghana with Burkina-Faso and with the Ivory Coast. Length: about 800 km (500 miles)
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Two build-operate-transfer (BOT) HEP plants are being mooted: the 400mw Bui project on the Black Volta and the 125mw Pra River plant.
The joint venture will also pursue the feasibility of developing the Bui Hydroelectric Plant, a 400-megawatt generating facility which would be built on the Black Volta River in central Ghana.
Similarly, the adaptive capacity of the communities within the Black Volta basin is the lowest within the northern savannah zone due to low socioeconomic development and heavy dependence of local economies and livelihoods on rain-fed systems such as agriculture and forestry.