- Water resources / power system simulation and optimisation
- The social impacts of dams
- Political science and governance
- Climate, ecology and hydrological science
- Economic analyses of dams, including food, agriculutre and livelihoods
- Financing dams
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The first programme of FutureDAMS webinars has now finished. We’re taking a break over summer but we will be back in September with the second series.
- Meeting Africa’s Latest Dam Builders: The Indian ExIm Bank, ‘Entrepreneurial’ Companies and the Outcomes of South-South Cooperation
Barnaby Dye, University of Manchester. 14/07/2020.
- Alternative models of irrigation development in Ghana
Roshan Adhikari, University of Manchester. 30/06/2020.
- The ex-ante economic analysis of investments in large dams: a brief history
Dale Whittington, University of Manchester/University of North Carolina and Kerry Smith, Arizona State University. 16/06/2020.
- Climate finance for hydropower: enabling the transition to a low-carbon future
Sejal Patel and Neha Rai, IIED. 02/06/2020.
- Hydropower finance: complexity, risk and private sector investment
Judith Plummer Braeckmann and Sanna Markkanen, Cambridge Centre for Sustainability Leadership. 12/05/2020.
- Resettlement of Gumuz communities around Ethiopia’s Blue Nile dam
Dr Sarah Vaughan, Honorary Fellow of Edinburgh University, UK, and Principal at thepolicypractice.com. 21/04/2020.