13 July 2012

Critique from International Rivers Network on large dams

My advisor sent on this report from the International Rivers Network. Critique of the efficacy of large infrastructure for the community at large, big dams are the focus. Note the portion on Inga dams - a project touted as a solution for pan-African energy issues. The siting on this dam is at super high potential section of the Congo River in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The dams in the plans could generate enough energy for almost the entire continent...

http://www.internationalrivers.org/files/attached-files/infrastructure_for_whom_report.pdf