Ghana works to avoid the "resource curse" of oil

oil off the coast of Ghana

The discovery of oil off the coast of Ghana in 2007 was greeted with mixed feelings of joy and concern about corruption that has plagued other countries with oil resources.

A civil society organization, known as Publish What You Pay Ghana is working to ensure that the country's oil production process and the revenue it generates are transparent, public and audited.

Its national coordinator, Mohamed Amin Adam an energy economist discusses Ghana's oil discovery and the challenges it poses with Duncan Wilson of the International Monetary Fund.

(Duration: 4’45″)

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