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Can nations find ways to share water to avoid conflict? – The science perspective

29 Sep

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by John H. Lienhard and Kenneth M. Strzepek

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — On the Blue Nile in Ethiopia, construction is underway on a public works project of gigantic physical proportions and exquisite political delicacy. The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, now about halfway finished, amounts to a test: With water becoming precious enough to be the stuff of war, can nations find ways to share it?
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Ethiopia urges Nile nations to ratify deal opposed by Egypt

21 Jun

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory

by Staff Writers, Juba (AFP)

Ethiopia used a regional meeting Thursday aimed to promote cooperation over the Nile river to urge other nations to ratify a controversial water deal fiercely opposed by Egypt.
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Nile Basin’s 20th ministerial meet in Kigali enjoyed calm before the storm, as Morsy gets ready to head to Ethiopia?

10 Jul

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin

The 20th regular session of the Nile Council of Ministers (Nile-COM) of the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) met on 5 July 2012 in Kigali, Rwanda. Sparks of fire arising from the sensitive Nile water sharing issue was not there, allowing the Nile-COM to focus on NBI’s administrative and other housekeeping matters.
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