Thoughtful approach to building the blue nile dam (II) By Getachew Begashaw, Ph.D.

The case for a more thoughtful approach to building dams on Abay (the BLUE Nile)

Part II: A Critical assessment of building large dams 

Getachew Begashaw, Ph.D.

June, 2014 

In Part I of this piece, we highlighted the requirements for an appropriately planned, designed, constructed and operated dam on Abay, the Blue Nile, and why it is in the national interest to do so, provided it is executed not for a short-term political and economic purpose, as is conceived by the ethnic-based rulers of the country, but with the long-term economic and security of the people in mind.  Read full story in PDF…

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One Response to Thoughtful approach to building the blue nile dam (II) By Getachew Begashaw, Ph.D.

  1. Robele Ababya Reply

    June 17, 2014 at 4:24 PM

    This is a masterpiece – inspiring and informative!

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