Ethiopia’s Hydroelectric Program – Boon or Folly?

Developing countries worldwide view the construction of power facilities as integral to their economic development to lift their populations out of poverty. Ethiopia has now embarked on massive hydroelectric schemes currently involving... Read more »
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Ethiopia reject UN recommendation to stop Gilgel Gibe III dam construction

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – Ethiopian officials say they will not heed the U.N.’s recommendation to halt construction on a dam that the world body says endangers a world heritage site. Project manager... Read more »

UN calls for suspension of giant Ethiopian hydropower dam

The United Nations has added its voice to the barrage of criticism on Ethiopia’s massive Gibe III hydropower project, calling for work to be suspended until the negative impacts of the dam... Read more »
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Kenyans to Protest Chinese Involvement in Ethiopia’s Gibe III Dam

APA -Nairobi (Kenya) – Members of civil society and other concerned individuals in Kenya are on Sunday, 20 February 2011 scheduled to stage a peaceful protest march to petition the Chinese government... Read more »