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Hydropolitics, Interest Groups and Governance: The Case of by Richard Meissner

By Richard Meissner

This ebook investigates the position that curiosity teams have performed through the years in influencing the govt of Namibia, the area financial institution, the ecu Union and venture implementation professionals not to build the proposed Epupa Hydroelectric strength Station at the Kunene River within the Baynes mountains, a quarter at the border among Namibia and Angola. a few of the concerns introduced ahead through the curiosity teams are the socio-economic effect the dam could have at the OvaHimba, in addition to adverse effects for the river’s aquatic and terrestrial setting. This publication argues that curiosity teams and members be ready to impact the above-mentioned associations, and to such an volume that water politics and governance will not be solely the area of kingdom associations. As such, it argues that communal curiosity teams, residing in distant elements of the area, can impression kingdom associations at a number of political scales.

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