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September 01, 2013
Developing Nepal’s Hydroelectric Resources: Policy Alternatives

Fed by the snows and glaciers of the Himalaya and the seasonal rains of the South Asian monsoon, Nepal's rivers represent one of the world's greatest untapped sources of

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March 22, 2013 / By Chhith Sam Ath, Danny Marks
The NGO Forum’s Campaign Against Xayaburi

Since the beginning of 2011, the Rivers Coalition in Cambodia (RCC), led by the NGO Forum on Cambodia, has worked ceaselessly to demand the cancellation of Xayaburi Dam.   RCC has taken

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November 15, 2012 / By David Michel, Amit Pandya
Water Challenges and Cooperative Response in the Middle East and North Africa

Societies across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) have long balanced the competing water demands of households, industry, and agriculture. Careful management of water resources

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October 04, 2012
The Race to Harness Himalayan Hydropower

By Russell Sticklor - Spend a day in Kathmandu, Nepal’s sprawling capital of 4-million people, and you’ll quickly notice what has long been a fact of life in this landlocked Himalayan

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August 09, 2012
Xayaburi Reaching A Critical Point

By Nhina Le | August 9, 2012

The World Bank has blacklisted the Pöyry Group, which has faced criticism on its research into the Xayaburi hydro dam project. According to the Bank's

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