Untitled (44UN-58-064), Somaliland (Somalia), 1958
Gelatin silver print
Courtesy of the Todd Webb Archive L2020.85.14
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The trilingual sign indicating “Drinking Water” at a worksite in Somaliland (Somalia) indicates the overlapping international interests at work within that region’s economy. Extractive industries, including logging, mining, and oil drilling, drew foreign investments and promoted local employment, but with steep environmental costs.
Image: In Copyright. Courtesy of the Todd Webb Archive