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FutureDAMS lecture series

FutureDAMS lecture series

We've been putting the finishing touches to a new FutureDAMS lecture series at The University of Manchester. Each of the lectures will be video and audio recorded, then posted here, so don't despair if you're not on campus! The first lecture features Professor Dale...

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Dam Failures Demonstrate the Need for Effective Regulation

Dam Failures Demonstrate the Need for Effective Regulation

By Barnaby Dye  The Brumadinho dam collapse in Brazil has shocked the world, ranking as one of the worst hydraulic infrastructure failures. An earth-wall dam collapsed releasing run-off water from a large mine operated by Vale. 110 are confirmed dead and authorities...

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Briefing: Gender considerations in hydropower resettlement

Briefing: Gender considerations in hydropower resettlement

A recently published briefing from Jamie Skinner of IIED and Director of Capacity Building at FutureDAMS examines the gender implications of resettlement following large hydropower projects. The briefing summarises the evidence, identifies best practices and...

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Call for papers: Dams, Development and Decison-making

Call for papers: Dams, Development and Decison-making

Call for papers: Development Studies Association Annual Meeting 2019, Milton Keynes, UK 19-21 June Deadline for abstracts:  14 January 2019 Session Title: Dams, Development & Decision-making Organizers:  Pon Souvannaseng (University of Manchester); David Hulme...

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