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Author: Ali Askouri, Sudan Tribune
Three people were killed and more than fifty wounded in attack carried out by pro governmental militia in Merowe dam area in northern Sudan... The conflict between the dam authority and the affected people is about the resettlement places. Whereas the...
Author: International Rivers Network
The Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the Merowe Dam in Sudan, the largest hydropower project currently under construction in Africa, is of poor quality and does not address many of the project’s potential impacts on the environment......
[PDF] full report: "Pipe Dreams - The failure of the private sector to invest in water services in developing countries"
Author: David Hall and Emanuele Lobina, Public Services International Research Unit, for World Development Movement
[refers to Veolia, Saur (part of Bouygues), Biwater, EDF, Suez, Lahmeyer, Sinergie, Thames Water (part of RWE)]
Author: Megan Rowling, BBC
Environmental organisations have warned that major banks may be contravening their environmental and social policies by helping to finance controversial projects indirectly...Recently, they sounded the alarm over a US$1 billion bond sold to...
[DOC] Response of Lahmeyer International to International Rivers Network & Corner House Update on Merowe Dam Project
Author: Egon Failer, Director, Hydropower and Water Resources Division, Lahmeyer International
Contrary to the understanding of International Rivers Network & Corner House please be informed that the Merowe hydropower station will also supply electric energy to isolated rural areas...This electricity is urgently needed to develop small...
Author: International Rivers Network & The Corner House
The following update summarizes the responses [from companies] to the report on the Merowe Dam Project in Sudan that International Rivers Network and The Corner House published in early May 2005, and other recent developments. The main funder of the...
[DOC] [Email to Henning Nothdurft, Lahmeyer International, regarding Merowe/Hamadab Dam Project, Sudan]
Author: Peter Bosshard, International Rivers Network, & Nicholas Hildyard, Corner House
The LI [Lahmeyer International] paper states that the increase in power generation capacity is "most urgently needed to create new jobs for millions of people"...Affected communities need to be the first beneficiaries of a project. This is...