Topic: West africa

Center for Energy Economics to Assess Ghana's Oil & Gas Sector

Nov. 6, 2009

UT Austin's Center for Energy Economics is conducting a "needs assessment" for the oil and gas sector in the west African country of Ghana. The goal is to provide a roadmap for developing the infrastructure and expertise to most effectively manage Ghana's emerging oil and gas industry.

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Severity, Length of Past Megadroughts Dwarf Recent Drought in West Africa

April 16, 2009

Droughts far worse than the infamous Sahel drought of the 1970s and 1980s are within normal climate variation for sub-Saharan West Africa, according to new research.

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