African Dams Briefing & Map

The African Dams Briefing is compiled by International Rivers’ Africa Program. The briefing is a working document meant to provide a basic synopsis of known, planned dams in Africa, including rehabilitation and expansion efforts. The information in this briefing is not comprehensive. An updated briefing is provided periodically as resources permit.

Download the 2015 Africa dams briefing (PDF 1.1MB)

Download the Map of Proposed African Dams (PDF 1.3MB)

Download the Map Index (PDF 73KB)

Click on the projects below for the exact location of proposed or rehabilitated projects that have international involvement:

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 African Dams Briefing: