How fish processors in Ghana trade-off between their livelihoods and exposure to cancer-causing toxicants such as PAHs, and how climate-related shocks and human activities are shaping the mobility of migrant fishers.
Nicknamed after Ghana's current president, the 8 years old 'Akufo-Addo' is engaged in hazardous child labour on the margins of Accra, Ghana's capital city. See how he navigates the fringes of Agbogbloshie, an area once listed alongside Chernobyl and Dzershinsk.
Recently shifted my focus towards highlighting the economic and environmental roles the urban poor in Accra, Ghana’s capital city, play in the country’s plastic waste crisis.
The urban poor in Accra roam streets, dumpsites, visit home and swim in polluted waterways to recover waste recyclables generated mostly by the city’s wealthy residents. But the role these urban poor play in reducing waste and helping to clean up remains unrecognized.
Here’s one photographs on this issue shot with the DJI Mavic Air 2:
Hi, Muntaka Chasant here. I'm, among many other things, an entrepreneur and a social documentary photographer. I'm here on the front lines of urban struggle — only with my wits and cameras — capturing key moments, collecting untold stories, and helping to forge new paths.