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COP25 – FutureDAMS’ activities

COP25 – FutureDAMS’ activities

Members of the FutureDAMS consortium were active at COP25 in Madrid, running two events. ‘Building Better Dams: the Past, Present and Future of Hydropower’ UK Pavilion, 4 December This event was convened by the Centre for Sustainable Finance, University of Cambridge...

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Professor David Hulme awarded OBE

Professor David Hulme awarded OBE

FutureDAMS' is delighted to congratulate its Principal Investigator, Professor David Hulme, who has been awarded with an OBE in the Queen’s New Year Honours list for services to Research and International Development. Through a distinguished 40 year career in...

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New research: idealogical drivers of Rwanda’s electricity boom

New research: idealogical drivers of Rwanda’s electricity boom

By Barnaby Dye A boom in constructing electricity infrastructure is underway in Africa – whether in generation plants or power lines. However, there aren’t many studies explaining why this building wave is taking place. My new paper  presents a detailed case study of...

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UN Climate Change Conference COP 25

UN Climate Change Conference COP 25

FutureDAMS presented two sessions at this year's UN Climate Change Conference COP 25 (Madrid, 2 - 13 December 2019). Search for #FutureDAMS on Twitter for live coverage of the events. Building Better Dams: the Past, Present and Future of Hydropower Wednesday 4...

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FutureDAMS lecture: Dr Jenny Hodbod

FutureDAMS lecture: Dr Jenny Hodbod

We're delighted to welcome Dr Jenny Hodbod to The University of Manchester to present: 'Impacts of the Gibe III, Ethiopia: A social-ecological systems approach'. Jenny Hodbod is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Community Sustainability, Michigan State...

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FutureDAMS lecture – Anna Mdee

FutureDAMS lecture – Anna Mdee

'The missing middle: addressing tensions in interdisciplinary 'solutions-focused' water research projects' The latest FutureDAMS seminar was delivered by Dr Anna Mdee, Associate Professor in International Development in the School of Politics and International Studies...

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FutureDAMS at World Water Week

FutureDAMS at World Water Week

World Water Week, Stockholm, 25-30 August 2019 Julien Harou and Anthony Hurford attended Stockholm World Water Week to present FutureDAMS research. The theme for 2019 was Water for Society: Including all, which drew attention to broad solutions to humanity's major...

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