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  • 2018-01-29 19:24:34
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  • Note: newsstub on nile water rights
 
   
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800px-Vallee_fertile_du_Nil_a_Louxor Ethiopian dam on the Nile threatens Egypt
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  The Nile is a lifeline for Egypt, making any construction along the river immediately controversial for the water-scarce nation
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Author Bionet in 2004 from Wikicommons <i>This is an emerging story which needs expansion. If you wish to EDIT to add information, discuss it in TALK.</i>
  As Ethiopia constructs a <a href="https://www.reuters.com/article/us-africanunion-summit-nile/egypt-ethiopia-and-sudan-hope-to-break-nile-dam-talks-deadlock-in-one-month-idUSKBN1FI1LC?il=0">$4 billion dam on the Nile River, Egypt is concerned</a> the hydro-electric project will be devastating to its fragile agricultural sector.
  Leaders of Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan are meeting to discuss the potential impacts of the massive infrastructure endeavor.  While Egypt opposes the Ethiopian dam, Sudan supports it.
  <span style="font-family: inherit; font-size: 1.6rem;">The goal of Monday's meeting is to decide how and who assesses the environmental impacts of the <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grand_Ethiopian_Renaissance_Dam">Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.</a></span>
  This is just the latest incident of a decades long <a href="https://www.brookings.edu/blog/africa-in-focus/2015/04/28/the-limits-of-the-new-nile-agreement/">fight over water rights</a> between the two water-scarce countries.<em> (Brookings)</em>
  <i>This is an emerging story which needs expansion. If you wish to EDIT to add information, discuss it in TALK.</i>
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  Africa, Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan, Africa
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  dam, nile river, water rights
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