A UN human rights group has raised concern over the inappropriate compensation of Solai Dam victims.

The Myanmar government must undertake reforms in its hydropower sector to prevent dam projects from negatively impacting rural ethnic minority communities in southeastern Kayin state, where electri

Nairobi — Residents of Garsen Constituency have called on the government to intervene and ensure the Kenya Electricity Generating Company Limited (KENGEN) compensates them for the death of seven pe

Tanzania has had to defend the proposed Stiegler Gorge power project to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) at the 42nd meeting of the World Heritage Commi

CONTRARY to previous reports by environmentalists, the new Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report for the 2,100 megawatts - Rufiji Hydropower Project at Stigler’s Gorge has shown recoverable

A multi-agency committee to spearhead the resettlement of victims of the Solai dam tragedy has been constituted.

Steady winter rains over the last week have substantially eased Cape Town’s worst drought in a century, replenishing reservoirs for the western Cape region of South Africa to levels well above last

Faced with land acquisition hassles, the Maharashtra government has finally come up with a policy to let private players set up floating solar plants on water bodies like rivers and dams in the sta

With rapid melting of glaciers in the Himalaya region, water level of Beas has increased manifold, prompting the dam authorities of Larji and Pandoh dams to open its floodgates to release additiona

Malaria transmission – associated with morbidity, mortality and constraining economic development – has been reduced by more than 40% in Africa in the twenty-first century. Large dams, essential to achieving Africa’s development goals, have nonetheless created a set of local conditions that have defied the broader twenty-first century progress.

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