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6 July 2005

[DOC] Update on the Merowe/Hamadab Dam Project, Sudan

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...

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6 July 2005

Update on the Merowe/Hamadab Dam Project, Sudan

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Article
21 June 2005

[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...

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Article
15 June 2005

[PDF] Dams - Merowe, Sudan

Author: Lahmeyer International

[project information sheet]

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Company response
11 May 2005

Response by Lahmeyer: Merowe Dam, in which Lahmeyer is involved, will displace thousands & has not been adequately assessed for environmental impact, according to International Rivers Network & Corner House.

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Article
1 May 2005

[PDF] The Merowe Dam in the Sudan - Lahmeyer International's Involvement and Assistance

Author: Lahmeyer International

...the Merowe hydropower plant will generate sustainable and clean CO2 free energy...the various ethnic groups of the population to be resettled prefer to be resettled separately as individual ethnic groups and not as one group in one place. [also...

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Article
1 May 2005

A Critical Juncture for Peace, Democracy, and the Environment: Sudan and the Merowe/Hamadab Dam Project - Report from a Visit to Sudan and a Fact–Finding Mission to the Merowe Dam Project 22 February – 1 March 2005

Author: Peter Bosshard, International Rivers Network & Nicholas Hildyard, The Corner House

[This report] summarizes the environmental, social and archaeological impacts of the Merowe/Hamadab Dam Project [in Sudan]...the poverty rate in the affected communities is already soaring, affected people feel betrayed by broken promises and a lack of...

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Article
17 March 2005

[PDF] Volume One: Chixoy Dam Legacy Issues Study

Author: Barbara Rose Johnston, Senior Research Fellow, Center for Political Ecology

Companies Involved in the Construction of Chixoy Dam: Inde...Icogua...Escher Weis...Ica...Nellolter...Quasim...Lami Consortium (Lahmeyer Int., International Engineering, Motor Columbus)...Mitsubishi...Shoke Waltman...Holchtief...Swiss Boring.....

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Article
1 April 2004

Sudan dam will drown cultural treasures, destroy Nile communities

Author: Ali Askouri, president of Leadership Office of the Hamadab Affected People - in World Rivers Review, reprinted in Sudan Tribune [based in France]

The Merowe Dam, proposed for the Nile in Northern Sudan, demonstrates how not to plan and build a dam in the post-World Commission on Dams era...It will displace more than 50,000 people...have far-reaching environmental consequences, and inundate a...

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1 April 2004

Sudan: Report raises concerns about environmental & social impacts of Merowe/Hamadab Dam project (refers to ABB, Alstom, Lahmeyer International)

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