Wednesday, July 1, 2009
Reports From "Troubled Waters:" The Niger Delta
The Niger Delta has untold riches in the form of oil and gas. But the "community relations" and social problems associated with extracting the oil are enormous. The Financial Times recently published a story, and accompanying videos, entitled "Interactive Map: Nigeria's Oil Heartland," that is a must read for anyone interested in the vexing issues involving this often forgotten, but immensely important, part of the world.