Fishing and oil will each account for five percent of Ghana's GDP. The oil industry is expected to create several hundred jobs; fishing already employs millions.
As Sekondi-Takoradi looks like it's set to become Ghana’s new oil hub, the question is posed: will the oil industry revive this large poor city, and relieve its masses of unemployed youth?
As global food prices continue to remain high, experts says there is one often-overlooked solution for fighting hunger: women.
Peter Dicampo follows women and girls from Ghana's barren north known as the Kayayo as they travel south in search of work as porters in city markets.
Pulitzer Center grantee Peter DiCampo, filmmaker Alicia Sully and Peace Corps volunteer leader Allison Terry traveled all over Ghana's northern region to education rural villages about the Kayayo.
Filmmaker Alicia Sully, photographer Peter DiCampo, and Peace Corps Volunteer Leader Allison Terry engage rural communities in discussions on urban migration and HIV/AIDS.
Photographer Peter DiCampo meets the young women who come to Ghana's big cities in search of work and a future.
Young female porters—Kayayo—eke out a living, strive for better lives.
The Kayayo women of Ghana struggle to find jobs in the southern cities of the country, migrating from the north every year to escape the center of a cycle of poverty.
The Kayayo women of Ghana migrate from the country's poorer Muslim north to the major cities of the Christian south to find work.
Alietu works as a Kayayo, waiting with other girls at a market entrance for buses to arrive, and then chasing after with the hope that the passengers will need their goods carried home or to a market.
Mohammed Salifu, a street-savvy youth counselor, helps women and girls who leave home to look for work in Ghana's capital, Accra.