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David Hulme interviewed on the Global Dispatches podcast

David Hulme interviewed on the Global Dispatches podcast

"The message shouldn't be build no dams.  We should build the right dams and build them better." Professor David Hulme, CEO of the FutureDAMS project was interviewed for the latest Global Dispatches podcast.  He discusses why an unprecedented number of dams are...

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FutureDAMS launches in Ghana

FutureDAMS launches in Ghana

By Adam Randon, FutureDAMS programme manager  Between 10 and 13 June, Senior Management Team members David Hulme (CEO), Julien Harou (Research Director) and Jamie Skinner (Capacity Director) attended the formal launch of the FutureDAMS programme in Ghana, organised by...

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FutureDAMS on the BBC World Service

FutureDAMS on the BBC World Service

Jamie Skinner, FutureDAMS capacity director and researcher at IIED, features prominently in a new BBC World documentary looking at the big issues concerning dams around the world. He outlines the importance of making informed choices throughout the life of a dam, from...

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Three FutureDAMS PhD Scholarships available

Three FutureDAMS PhD Scholarships available

The University of Manchester’s Global Development Institute is pleased to announce three PhD studentships to fund doctoral research on priority issues related to its FutureDAMS Research Centre The Centre has been established with a grant of £8 million from RCUK’s...

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Watch: Why the economics of water is so hard

Watch: Why the economics of water is so hard

The FutureDAMS consortium (originally known as DAMS 2.0) hosted a public lecture by Prof Michael Hanemann of Arizona State University on the economics of water. The lecture discussed  ‘why the economics of water is so hard’  providing a historical and contemporary US...

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