External report

The "Danish Text"

Wednesday, December 9, 2009
This is a copy of the "Danish Text," which was a draft political agreement that was leaked by Lumumba Di-Aping, a Sudanese chairman of the G77, during the 2009 Copenhagen climate summit.

Examining the African Development Bank: A Primer for NGOs

The purpose of this Primer is to provide basic information about: 1) how the African Development Bank (AfDB) works and what its priorities are; 2) who controls its activities; 3) why it might be worth the attention of African civil society organizations; and 4) what people can do to learn more about and change AfDB projects and policies that concern them. The Primer was written by Shannon Lawrence in January 2007 and published by the Bank Information Center (BIC). Download a copy of the Primer here.

Are Dams In Patagonia Necessary? An Analysis of Chile's Energy Future

Monday, July 13, 2009
The long awaited study by the Consejo de Defensa de la Patagonia analyzing energy alternatives to hydroelectric mega-projects in Chile's Patagonia has been officially launched.  The study - "Se Necesitan Represas En La Patagonia? Un Análisis del Futuro Energético Chileno" (Are Dams in Patagonia Necessary? An Analysis of Chile's Energy Future) - was launched on July 2, 2009 in Santiago and then on July 14th in Coyhaique. Amongst the most interesting findings in this study piloted by the Patagonia BioGems Campaign at the Natural Resources Defense Council is that ener

CIFCA Report on the Xalala Dam

Saturday, November 1, 2008
Report in Spanish "Proyecto Xalala: Desarrollo para Todos?" prepared by European group the Copenhague Initiative for Central America and Mexico. The report provides information on the impacts of the project, states the obligations of the government in the area of human rights and provides recommendations to the government. Download the report in Spanish

Report "De que Sirve la Luz, para Quienes no Quieren Ver la Luz?

Friday, January 5, 2007
Report in Spanish "De que Sirve la Luz para quienes no Quieren Ver la Luz? on the Xalala Dam by journalist Santiago Botom Simaj. The report provides general information on the hydroelectric project and the communities that would be impacted by it. Download the report in Spanish

Sediment Transport Management Rio Madeira Hydro Projects

Friday, June 15, 2007
Powerpoint presentation by Sultan Alam, dam industry sediment specialist hired by Brazil's Mines and Energy Ministry to present "solutions" to sedimentation problems affecting the Madeira River dams.

Simposio Internacional "Evaluación de Impactos Ambientales - El caso del río Madera"

Wednesday, May 20, 2009
Resultados de un simposio en La Paz con la participación de especialistas discutiendo las represas del río Madera y sus impactos ambientales

Report of the Bas-Congo Provincial Stakeholders Meeting on Inga, 10-12 November 2008, Matadi, DRC

Wednesday, June 10, 2009
Download the Full Report (PDF 65KB)    in English    en Français Read the workshop's Final Declaration WORKSHOP THEME: THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE INGA SITE AS SEEN BY CIVIL SOCIETY FROM BAS-CONGO VISION: Participation of all stakeholders in the sustainable management of natural resources of the province for its sustainable development. OBJECTIVES: The beneficial appropriation of the project INGA III and IV (Grand INGA) for all the community of Bas-Congo. To guarantee a good collaboration between SNEL which manages INGA I and INGA II, the ancestral land rights hold

RIMA Hidrelétrica Belo Monte

Monday, May 25, 2009
Veja o Relatório de Impacto Ambiental da hidrelétrica Belo Monte


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