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OLA-Elmina beachfront development counterproductive to sea defense project
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OLA-Elmina beachfront development counterproductive to sea defense project

Mr Frank Martey Korli, Central Regional Director of the Land Use and Spatial Planning Authority (LUSPA) has condemned the development along the OLA-Elmina Highway beachfront. The beautiful greenery of the area, particularly the evergreen grasses and coconut trees that had for years protected the beauty of the coastal stretch from erosion have been removed giving way to concrete projects. According to Mr Korli, the development was counterproductive to the Government’s sea defense project aimed at protecting beaches and its environs against encroachment, environmental deterioration as well as mitigating the negative social and economic consequences of the beach erosion. He noted with concern that the country’s beaches were increasingly becoming smaller for its fishermen due to ...
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