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Christiane Badgley
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  • Amherst, MA
  • United States
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Christiane Badgley and Nuwagira Stephen are now friends
Dec 11, 2012
Johnny West and Christiane Badgley are now friends
Apr 5, 2012
Christiane Badgley replied to Julia Mensah's discussion 'Can Ghana Avert the Resource Curse? The debate continues'
"I posted a comment on the NYU page and am reposting it here. I would like to see efforts to beat the "resource curse"  include more emphasis on environmental risks/safeguards: Interesting article, but one note regarding Chad: Chad did…"
Mar 9, 2012
Dauda Garuba left a comment for Christiane Badgley
"That's ok. Let me know when you are ready to talk or send your request through this medium Dauda  "
Jan 19, 2012
Christiane Badgley posted a blog post

Nigeria: New spills and new questions

               The ruptured line that resulted in a 40,000 barrel spill offshore Nigeria. Photo: Shell OilJust days after Royal Dutch Shell acknowledged an oil…See More
Dec 29, 2011
Christiane Badgley posted a blog post

ExxonMobil's pipeline rupture on the Yellowstone River: Lessons for Cameroon?

 On July 1 an ExxonMobil underground pipeline ruptured near Laurel, Montana, spilling tens of thousands of gallons of crude oil into the Yellowstone River. Montana is a long way from Africa, but this spill has me thinking about…See More
Sep 20, 2011
Christiane Badgley and Ama Kwofie are now friends
Aug 14, 2011
Christiane Badgley commented on Christiane Badgley's blog post 'Axim, or Tired of Talk'
"Ahmed,   Thank you for your comment, but I fear that you have misread my post.   First, I do not work for a NGO. I am a journalist, working in Ghana and with Ghanaian journalists.   I have no interest in pitting people against their…"
Aug 14, 2011
Ahmed Finoh commented on Christiane Badgley's blog post 'Axim, or Tired of Talk'
"Christiane:  Mark my word, you guys are stiring trouble in that Ghanaian community by pitching the local people against their government. What you are doing is inciting the community and very soon the communities might rise up and take the laws…"
Aug 13, 2011
Christiane Badgley posted a blog post

Axim, or Tired of Talk

Nana Kojo Eshun, Chief Fisherman, Lower Axim. Photo by Christiane Badgley From Pipe(line) Dreams I took a trip to Axim today. Axim is a town about an hour’s drive west of Takoradi. It’s a major fishing port, one of the largest in Ghana. There are 800 fishing canoes…See More
Aug 13, 2011
Christiane Badgley commented on Susan Ariel Aaronson's blog post 'Using New Technologies, New Media, and Apps to Fight Corruption in Ghana'
"Hi Susan.  Your post is interesting and informative. I have a few comments. First, I agree with James Kwame Ampadu regarding the freedom of information bill. This is critical for any serious attempts at uncovering or addressing corruption.…"
Jul 30, 2011
Christiane Badgley and Bwesigye Don Binyina are now friends
Jun 24, 2011
Ahmed Finoh commented on Christiane Badgley's blog post 'Ghana: Will oil mean jobs?'
"Christiane: Ofcourse and ofcourse not! Ofcourse, the oil exploration will bring jobs to Ghana and particularly to the local region. There will be a trickle down impact of the company's operations: local business people and others will find…"
Jun 22, 2011
Ahmed Finoh commented on Christiane Badgley's blog post 'Ghana: Will oil mean jobs?'
"Stephen, and these are the men and women you should be writing about. Indigenous Ghanaians and Africans taking ownership of their own and peoples' futures. These are the stories that make me very proud as an African. Stories of our people…"
Jun 22, 2011
Christiane Badgley replied to Katrine N. Jørgensen's discussion 'Can information on extractives be shared using crowdsourcing tools, open data initiatives and digital media?'
"Katrine:     Thank you for posting this report. This ties in nicely with Ian Gary's recent post on growing support for "Free, Prior, Informed Consent."…"
Jun 21, 2011
Stephen Yeboah commented on Christiane Badgley's blog post 'Ghana: Will oil mean jobs?'
"Great piece Christiane. This is exactly the stories to open the eyes of the country as we endeavor to avoid Nigeria's mistakes."
Jun 21, 2011

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Enquista Media
Type of Organisation
Media
Website
http://www.pipelinedreams.org
Job Title
Journalist - documentary producer
About My Work
I'm covering oil and economic development issues in Africa since 2008. Currently working in Ghana, I'm looking at the so-called "resource curse" and how Ghana aims to avoid it. I'm also looking at safety and environmental issues across the Gulf of Guinea region, particularly in the offshore industry.
Areas of interest
oil and natural gas, governance and anti-corruption, environment, social accountability, human rights, redistribution and sustainable development

Christiane Badgley's Blog

Nigeria: New spills and new questions

Posted on January 3, 2012 at 5:04 0 Comments

               The ruptured line that resulted in a 40,000 barrel spill offshore Nigeria. Photo: Shell Oil

Just days after Royal Dutch Shell…

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ExxonMobil's pipeline rupture on the Yellowstone River: Lessons for Cameroon?

Posted on September 20, 2011 at 20:17 0 Comments

 

On July 1 an ExxonMobil underground pipeline ruptured near Laurel, Montana, spilling tens of thousands of gallons of crude oil into the Yellowstone River. Montana is a long way from Africa, but this…

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Axim, or Tired of Talk

Posted on August 13, 2011 at 11:00 3 Comments



Nana Kojo Eshun, Chief Fisherman, Lower Axim. Photo by Christiane Badgley

 

From Pipe(line) Dreams

 



I took a trip to…

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Ghana: Will oil mean jobs?

Posted on June 21, 2011 at 20:56 3 Comments

 

Will the oil industry bring jobs to Ghana’s Western Region? And when job opportunities arise

will locals be competitive?

 

I recently spent some time with Ebow Haizel-Ferguson, one of the founders of Sigma-Base Technical Services, a job training center in Sekondi-Takoradi.…

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