No Clear Studies on Impacts of Merowe Dam

Inter Press Service: The multi-billion dollar Merowe Dam on the Nile River more than doubled Sudan's electricity supply, but its environmental impacts are still unknown to the public, and communities whose villages were flooded have not yet received compensation. The Merowe Dam, which was completed in 2010, will affect the aquatic ecology of the Nile River in Sudan by blocking fish migration and degrading water quality. It will also cause at least eight percent of Sudan's annual share in the Nile Water Agreement......

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