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Operation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam: Potential Risks and Mitigation Measures

Ethiopia began constructing the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam in 2011 as a means of generating hydropower, and in September 2019 it was announced the project was 68% complete. However, several countries exist downstream and rely on the Nile River for water. One of the most dependent countries is Egypt as the Nile supplies the nation with 97% of its water requirements. To learn more about the potential risks of operating the dam and possible mitigation measures, check out the latest paper on JWMM: