Water storage and hydropower development for Africa

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
Ethiopia - government
Other organizer:
International Commission on Large Dams (ICOLD); International Journal on Hydropower and Dams, The
Date:
16-18 Apr 2013
Location:
Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)
Venue:
African Union Headquarters

This conference will address hydropower in Africa including: civil engineering; electromechanical equipment and engineering; water resources management; environmental and social aspects; and finance and economics. Cross-cutting issues include adapting to climate change, transboundary water and integrated water resources management. The conference will be held under the patronage of the Ethiopian Ministry of Water and Energy, and supporting organizations include the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA). Experts from all parts of the world will bring their knowledge and experience to the sessions, panel discussions and inter-active workshops.

There will be a focus on four major river basins of Africa (Nile, Congo, Niger and Zambezi) to review experience of integrated river basin development. Some important recent or current projects will be discussed, such as Grand Renaissance RCC dam (Ethiopia), Grand Inga (DRC), Merowe (Sudan), Bujagali (Uganda), Ruzizi III (DRC/Rwanda/Burundi), and Mphanda Nkuwa (Mozambique).


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Themes:
Climate Change, Environment, Governance, Water, Disaster Risk Management
Hazards:
Drought, Flood
Countries:
Ethiopia
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