The New Great Walls: A Guide to China’s Overseas Dam Industry

Abstract Chinese dam companies and financial institutions are outpacing their competitors in overseas dam contracts. China’s overseas dam industry is building hundreds of dams around the world, particularly in Southeast Asia and Africa, but also in countries like Pakistan and Albania. What can communities impacted by these projects do to protect their rights and advocate for rivers targeted for dams built by China? This guide provides useful information for groups concerned about dam projects in which Chinese companies and financiers are involved.
Author Nicole Brewer, International Rivers, July 15, 2008
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