Above: a market in Djougou, the largest city in northeast Benin.

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The new economy

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Above: an amazing shop at the Accra Arts Center. [From the documentary “Live. Love. Africa: tour of the Accra Art Center” by Search For Uhuru (on Youtube)]

Below: documentaries about West Africa's economy.

Kumasi, Ghana, 1967.

A marketplace in Kumasi, Ghana, 1967.

Below: Catfish farming and harvesting in West Africa:

Below: smelting iron from ore, an age-old tradition.