Dams in Guinea: proposals for achieving local development

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Published: February 2015
Product code:G03894

The people most directly affected by dam construction projects should be considered as partners and beneficiaries; this allows local and national development priorities to be reconciled. Pilot studies for the Fomi dam project in Guinea offer insights into this approach and are launching the debate around it.

This factsheet was produced as part of the work by the Global Water Initiative (GWI) in West Africa, which is an initiative funded by the Howard G. Buffett Foundation and implemented by IIED with IUCN.

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Koundouno, J. and Skinner, J. (2015). Dams in Guinea: proposals for achieving local development. .
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