Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Canadian report: Sida project contradicts Swedish dams guidelines

The Canadian NGO Probe International claims in a report to the Swedish Foreign Ministry that a Sida-financed environmental study in Cambodia carried out by the engineering consultancy SWECO Grøner does not pass the test of Sweden’s own guidelines for building dams.

Nordic donors have financed hydropower planning in Vietnam since 1999. Studying impacts in Cambodia was an afterthought.

 

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