Hydropower Projects in African River Basins – Unequal Power Relations and the Struggle for Water Justice

Introduction “This is the time for Africa to harness its huge hydro-energy potential” stated former AfDB (African Development Bank) President D. Kaberuka, in 2007. Undeniably, the African continent is currently experiencing an unprecedented upsurge of large-scale hydropower projects within its major river basins largely funded by international donors, such as

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The Covid-19-water-service-provision nexus: Structural problems and transformative potential in times of crisis – the case of Lagos, Nigeria

Just like the year preceding it, 2021 was marked by the Covid-19 pandemic and its severe health, economic and social consequences. In the face of a highly infectious and potentially deadly virus, the interrelated concepts of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) became the center of official preventive measures by international

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Water Struggles in Africa: Resistance and Alternatives to the Neoliberal Privatization of the Environmental Commons

Watch the recording here! The Alternative World Water Forum (FAME 2022) and the African Ecofeminist Collective would like to invite you to the first part of our virtual teach-in / webinar series titled “Water Struggles in Africa: Resistance and Alternatives to the Neoliberal Privatization of the Environmental Commons”. This session will be

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