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Togo’s battle with coastal erosion

Togo Lomé Küste Sandstrand (DW/N. Tadégnon)
Togo Lomé Küste Sandstrand (DW/N. Tadégnon)

Togo is seeking outside assistance to stop it losing territory to the sea. Houses and roads are disappearing. Physical defenses can help, but they, too, are open to attack from the elements

April 17, 2017 — Man-made coastal erosion has reached alarming proportions in Togo. It is threatening the future of two major cities, Lome and Aneho, the current and former capitals, as well as dozens of fishing villages. Continue reading Togo’s battle with coastal erosion