A canoe belonging to an Ewe fishing community rests on the south bank of the Black Volta River near the Bui Dam site. Prior to the construction of Bui Dam, these canoes were used to ferry passengers between the north and south banks of the river and for fishing. Opposite, a path leads to the Ewe fishing community of Agbegikrom. The mountain behind formed part of the gorge where the Bui Dam was later built (from 2008). Dam Site settlement, 1990.
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Bui Dam (Ghana); Canoes; Black Volta River; Mountains; Ewe (African people)
The Black Volta River passes through a gorge in the Banda hills near Bui. This is the site where the Bui Dam was built with construction beginning in 2008. View from a canoe, mid river, looking west. Bui Dam site, 1990.