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The Future of Large Dams : Dealing with social, Environmental, Institution and political costs



The seven strategic priorities are : (1) gaining public acceptance; (2) comprehensive option assessment; (3) addressing existing dams; (4) sustaining rivers and livelihoods; (5) recognizing entitlement and sharing benefit; (6) ensuring compliance; and (7) sharing rivers for peace, development and security.
See WCDs’ Dams and Development: A New Framework for Decision-Making,2000, pp15 -17. Robert Goodland , the World Bank’s senior environmental adviser until his recent retirement, considered resettlemend ‘arguebly the most serious issue of hydro-projects nowadays (1994,p149. Asit Biswas and Cecilia Tortajada of the Third World Centre for Water Management state that: ‘Probably the most critical issue facing large dams at present is the issue of ressetlement of people from the inundation caused by their construction’ (2001,p20)


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333.91 THA f
Publisher Earthscan : London, England.,
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xvii-389 : ills 23cm
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English
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1-84407-338-6
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