This blog documents the efforts of a conservation biologist, an ethnomusicologist, and a master musician from Ghana to create a sustainable antelope ranch in the Volta Region. In addition to countering the damaging effects of over-hunting for bushmeat, the increasing rarity of antelope in the Volta Region is leading to a severe shortage of skins for drums - a threat to Ewe musical culture.
Saturday, December 17, 2011
Sand arriving at Emmanuel's house today - two full dump trucks full (I have no idea how many yards that translates into. Let's just say A LOT.) This sand will be mixed with the concrete to form the blocks of the enclosure. Progress!