Grace Akese is a postdoctoral research fellow with the Africa Multiple Cluster of Excellence at the University of Bayreuth, Germany. She researches the geographies of electronic waste (e-waste).
Muntaka Chasant is an independent researcher and professional documentary photographer based in Accra, Ghana. His research interests straddle human geography and environmental sociology.
Uli Beisel is Professor of Human Geography at Free University Berlin. Her research is focused on geographies of global inequalities, especially in the areas of nature cultures, planetary health and environmental justice and is situated in science and technology studies, more-than-human geography and global health.
This article is the outcome of research conducted within the Africa Multiple Cluster of Excellence at the University of Bayreuth, funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) under Germany's Excellence Strategy – EXC 2052/1 – 390713894.