Launch of SEA for oil/gas exploration in Voltaian Basin, Ghana

march 2016 - ghanaThe NCEA participated in the launch of and the pre-scoping workshop for the SEA on oil and gas exploration in the Voltaian Basin in Ghana (29 February and 1 March). This SEA process is supported by the NCEA. The events were prepared by the Ghanaian SEA core team and the local and international SEA consultant. They were attended by around 75 participants and received widespread media attention. During the launch, several speeches were provided by high-level officials. The workshop focused on the background of the SEA. Presentations on the proposed scenarios were followed by group work on risks and opportunities.