Topic Guide. Dams and development.

The guide considers potential conflict between countries and the socio-economic impact of displacement

Abstract

This topic guide aims to shed light on the issues surrounding dam construction for journalists looking to write about the topic. The topic guide considers areas of potential conflict between countries, concerns over policy guidelines regarding dam building and the socio-economic impact of displacement. It highlights research findings, recommendations and case studies, and provides a global overview of the key issues, debates and research; story ideas and questions; and research and other key contacts.

Citation

PANOS. Topic Guide. Dams and development. PANOS London, London, UK (2012) 8 pp.

Published 1 January 2012