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Ethiopia is pushing on with construction of its massive new dam, despite growing objections from Egypt.

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday launched the construction of the Sh20 billion Thiba Dam in Kirinyaga County as he railed against the country's fixation with politics, despite the campaign peri

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Tenzing Lepcha & Others Vs Ministry of Environment and Forests & Others dated 15/11/2017 regarding Teesta-IV Hydro-Electric Project on the Teesta river near Chandey Village on left bank and near the Gyathang Village on the right bank in North district of Sikkim. The project envisages construction of a 65m high concrete gravity dam across Teesta river in downstream of confluence of Runchu with Teesta for a generation of 520 MW hydropower.

Judgement of the High Court of Judicature at Hyderabad for the State of Telangana and the State of Andhra Pradesh dated 08/11/2017 in the matter of State of Telangana Vs Md. Hayath Uddin & Others regarding Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Scheme. The case was filed by the State of Telangana questioning the order of the NGT dated 05/10/2017 which stopped all construction activities for the Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Scheme.

Big hydropower dams are not a priority in Myanmar’s strategy to tackle chronic power shortages, the country’s new energy minister said in an interview that cast doubt over a controversial China-bac

Minor Irrigation sector plays a critical role in agricultural growth and increasing farmer's income. The importance of minor irrigation schemes with short gestation period, lower investments and major share in irrigation cannot be over-emphasised.

Developing countries around the world are expanding hydropower to meet growing energy demand. In the Brazilian Amazon, >200 dams are planned over the next 30 years, and questions about the impacts of current and future hydropower in this globally important watershed remain unanswered. In this context, we applied a hydrologic indicator method to quantify how existing Amazon dams have altered the natural flow regime and to identify predictors of alteration.

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A pilot solar-powered project set up to support small scale irrigation in some districts of Eastern Province has been credited with improving crop yields.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Bimal Gogoi && Others Vs State of Arunachal Pradesh & Others dated 24/10/2017 regarding Stage I Forest Clearance and Stage II Forest Clearance granted by the MoEF & CC for Demwe Lower Hydroelectric Project (1750 MW) in Lohit District of Arunachal Pradesh which would lead to diversion of 1415.92 ha (1408.30 ha surface land + 7.62 ha underground land) of forest land.

In order to facilitate the participation of private sector and to integrate various government subsidies at the farm level, with the objective to promote participatory farming at scalable levels and increase farmer’s income by employing more efficient means of irrigation, NITI Aayog has prepared Draft Model Public Private Partnership Policy Guid

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