Mega-dams economically unviable - Oxford report

By Samuel Mintz | Mon, 10 Mar 2014 14:52 PM
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LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) — Most large-scale dam projects do more economic harm than good due to poor or dishonest planning - and their skyrocketing costs could play a role in crippling the fragile economies of some developing countries, a study by Oxford University’s Saïd Business School charges.

By the time it is finished, the Belo Monte Dam being built in Brazil’s ...

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