They fell asleep and dreamed of more adventures to come on the banks of the Black Volta
Obuobie, "Trend analysis in observed and projected precipitation and mean temperature over the Black Volta
Basin, West Africa," International Journal of Current Engineering and Technology, vol.
Anxiety is building in Ghana as Burkina Faso attempts to industrialize by building hydropower dams within the basin, especially as Ghana completes its plans for a dam intended at Bui Gorge on the Black Volta
. (126) Burkina Faso's construction of the Bagre Dam and Kompienga Dam already affect the hydroelectric production at Lake Volta, and three more construction projects have been proposed on the upstream waters.
Two build-operate-transfer (BOT) HEP plants are being mooted: the 400mw Bui project on the Black Volta
and the 125mw Pra River plant.
Affected communities of illegal mining include New Longoro, Tainso, Babatokuma, Busuama, Bewele and Tefoboi, along the north bank of the Black Volta