FutureDAMS on the BBC

FutureDAMS on the BBC

FutureDAMS research Barnaby Dye featured extensively in a BBC World report on ‘the challenge of dams’ broadcast this weekend. Following Egypt’s recent call for international mediation with Ethiopia to help agree an operating framework for the GERD dam on the Nile, the...
The World Commission on Dams 20 years on

The World Commission on Dams 20 years on

FutureDAMS is all about improving the decision-making around large dams. Where to build them, how to reduce negative impacts, how to maximise positive impacts, and, occasionally, when not to build them. Twenty years ago, the World Commission on Dams (WCD, 1998-2000)...
We’re hiring: Communications and Impact Manager

We’re hiring: Communications and Impact Manager

FutureDAMS is hiring!  We’re looking for highly motivated Communications and Impact Manager to engage key audiences and support real-word impact on FutureDAMS (4 days) and the Research and Evidence Facility on Migration in the Horn of Africa (1 day). This role...
What to do with old dams?

What to do with old dams?

By Barnaby Dye Many industrialised countries in Europe and America built dams in the early 20th, or even 19th century. As these infrastructures age, their services may be better replaced by other technologies.  Often, this happens when sedimentation builds up in a...