Eight arrested in protest against Georgian dam

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Protests against large dams in Georgia's Svaneti mountains have led to confrontations with police. Locals are losing patience over the protracted consultation process on the project. Police special forces were deployed last Friday, 20 May to clear a blockade of an access road leading to the planned Nenskra dam site in Georgia’s northwest. The confrontation …

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Georgia swept by protests against EBRD-backed hydropower

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Protests have in recent weeks broken out across rural Georgia after construction resumed on several large hydropower projects financed by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). At the sites of the Shuakhevi, Nenskra and the Dariali hydropower plants (HPPs), demonstrators have complained that the projects were repeatedly decided behind closed doors, and that poor assessments of the social and …

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Implementation of the Convention to Combat Desertification in Georgia

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Implementation of the Convention to Combat Desertification in Georgia Institutional mapping & Assessment of capacity needs for monitoring and reporting

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In Georgia, protests against dams precede development bank meetings

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Protests have in recent weeks broken out across rural Georgia after construction resumed on several large dam projects. At the sites of the Shuakhevi, Nenskra and the Dariali hydropower plants, demonstrators have complained that the projects were decided behind closed doors, and that poor assessments of the social and environmental consequences mean their livelihoods are …

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Briefing paper on environmental and social impacts of the Nenskra Hydropower Plant project

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The Asian Develoment Bank (ADB) is in the process of assessing a loan for the 280 megawatt Nenskra hydropower plant in the northwest of Georgia. The project is under appraisal for co-financing by the European Investment Bank and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and is to be built by a Korean investor.See more

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