Tag Archives: Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

TEO predicted that much already on March 23/2015, based on contents of the Khartoum Agt, Egypt & Sudan likely to emerge as GERD managers

1 Feb

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin – The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

Regarding the March 23, 2015 agreement between Ethiopia, Egypt and the Sudan, otherwise known as the Khartoum Declaration of Principles, the construction firm Salini impreglio matter of factly wrote on March 25, 2015 “Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan reached a cooperation agreement in Khartoum on March 23 on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam…The deal between the three countries comes after works were halted due to concerns, especially from Egypt, that the project might negatively affect its water supply by reducing the capacity of the Nile.”
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Deltares withdraws from commissioned studies of Ethiopia’s dam: Could this mire GERD in further difficulties?

11 Sep

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO

This time around, it has become like the story of a patient the causes of whose ill-disposed health her physician(s) could not easily diagnose.
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Unlike his predecessors, could el-Sisi see wisdom in Bloomberg Editors’ counsel on Ethiopian Dam?

30 Jun

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

By The Editors of Bloomberg, June 23, 2013: Egypt Should Welcome Ethiopia’s Nile Dam

Ethiopia is building a giant hydropower dam on the Nile. The project, however, makes Egypt unhappy, as its water supply could be threatened. Though both countries could find ways to benefit from the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, neither has displayed exemplary conflict-management skills.
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Committee on impact of Ethiopia’s Renaissance Dam to meet Morsi

2 Jun

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory

The final report of a committee assessing the impact of Ethiopia’s Renaissance Dam will be discussed with Egypt’s president, foreign minister and irrigation minister Sunday

Egypt’s President Mohamed Morsi will meet Sunday to discuss their final report the tripartite committee that has been studying the impact of Ethiopia’s proposed Renaissance Dam.
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Morsi underlines ‘agreement’ with Ethiopia over controversial dam

26 May

MENA, via Ahram Online – Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory

Speaking on a number of issues at the AU summit, President Morsi batted away concerns about the Ethiopian Nile dam project

Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi said on Saturday that he had made an agreement with Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn that both countries’ interests would be addressed during the building of the ‘Renaissance Dam’ in Ethiopia, which many some experts argue will reduce Egypt’s share of the Nile’s potable water.
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