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AGBOGBLOSHIE (Accra, Ghana) - a dumping ground for a significant amount of the world's electronic waste (e-waste)

Almost 50 million tonnes of e-waste are generated worldwide every year. A large volume of second-hand and condemned electronic goods arrive in developing countries from the “developed” world, with a significant quantity arriving as e-waste, exported illegally as second hand goods.

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