Tag: Ethiopia

    Talk about the environmental and economic impacts of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

    With a current water volume of around 7 billion cubic meters retained in the reservoir of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam and an agreement on its initial filling and operation still beyond reach, Egypt and Sudan remain concerned about the future usage of downstream Nile flow. Egypt has resorted to diplomatic efforts to leverage pressure […]

    Battle for the Nile: Why Ethiopia’s GERD reservoir filling may be just the start of Egypt’s worries

    Amid calls for renewed talks and a last-minute UN intervention, the stark truth becomes apparent as Ethiopia begins filling the reservoir of its controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). There is simply not enough water to meet the rapidly growing needs of all 11 nations dependent on the Nile basin, Arab News reports. The GERD […]