Dams & Development: A Monumental Report By Wold Commission On Dams

Dams And Development: A New Framework For Decision Making November 2000 The Report Of The World Commission On Dams Earthscan Publications Ltd, London and Sterling, VA Excerpts from the preface by Professor Kader Asmal, Chair, World Commission on Dams: If politics is the art of the possible, this document is a work of art. It … Continue reading Dams & Development: A Monumental Report By Wold Commission On Dams

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The world Commission on Dams: A Review of Hydroelectric Projects and the Impact on Indigenous Peoples and Ethnic Minorities

September 1999 Author: Joji Carino The World Commission on Dams' Process Established through a process involving representatives from all perspectives of the debate, the World Commission on Dams (WCD) seeks to facilitate a better understanding of the past and more recent experiences with dams, as well as alternative options for development and effective and participatory … Continue reading The world Commission on Dams: A Review of Hydroelectric Projects and the Impact on Indigenous Peoples and Ethnic Minorities

The Curitiba Declaration: Affirming the Right to Life and Livelihood of People Affected by Dams

The Curitiba Declaration: Affirming the Right to Life and Livelihood of People Affected by Dams The Curitiba Declaration Date: Friday, March 14, 1997 Affirming the Right to Life and Livelihood of People Affected by Dams Approved at the “First International Meeting of People Affected by Dams” Curitiba, Brazil March 14, 1997 We, the people from … Continue reading The Curitiba Declaration: Affirming the Right to Life and Livelihood of People Affected by Dams

Manibeli Declaration: Calling for a Moratorium on World Bank Funding of Large Dams

Manibeli Declaration: Calling for a Moratorium on World Bank Funding of Large Dams   Manibeli Declaration Date: Thursday, September 1, 1994 Calling for a Moratorium on World Bank Funding of Large Dams WHEREAS: The World Bank is the greatest single source of funds for large dam construction, having provided more than U.S.$50 billion (1992 dollars) … Continue reading Manibeli Declaration: Calling for a Moratorium on World Bank Funding of Large Dams

Let The Rivers Flow!

"Let The Rivers Flow", a talk given by by Dr Hassan Abbas, an expert in Hydrology, Water Resources & Groundwater Management, at a TEDx event. Copied here with thanks of TEDx.   Water being a source of life can never be taken for granted. This natural resource like any other should not be tinted through technological … Continue reading Let The Rivers Flow!