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Conference programme: day two
25 October, 2001
Here is the conference programme for day two, Tuesday 11 December, 2001.

Universally unapplicable?
15 October, 2001
Despite sharp criticism and even rejection, the World Commission on Dams remains adamant that Dams and Development shows the way forward for the industry. Carrieann Davies reports from ICOLD’s 69th annual meeting in Dresden, Germany

Blessed by nature
17 August, 2001
When speaking about energy, the Norwegian Energy Minister believes his country has been blessed by nature. Ironically, nature is now playing an influential role in future hydroelectric development, both here and worldwide. Suzanne Pritchard reports

The value of hydro
16 March, 2001
For many years hydro opponents have gathered and distributed extensive information about the detrimental effects of hydroelectricity. Now the hydro industry has realised it needs to put accurate and balanced information in the public arena about the value of this renewable energy resource. Gary W Frey and Deborah Linke report

Going back to basics
16 March, 2001
The British Dam Society hosted a meeting recently to discuss the implications of the World Commission on Dams’ final report. There may still be questions about the future of new projects but one thing is clear about existing schemes: effective operation and maintenance will only become more important in the future. Suzanne Pritchard reports

Kariba spills but Cahora Bassa can handle it
12 March, 2001

Pool planning
13 February, 2001
It is obvious that more power is needed in southern Africa, but not so obvious where this power should come from and whether it will be affordable. To tackle this decision, Purdue University has developed a cost minimising model for long term capacity expansion planning, which has revealed that hydro power could be the answer to the region’s problems

Postcards from AFRICA
15 January, 2001
A tour of hydro projects around Africa

Talking with the WORLD BANK
15 January, 2001
World Bank president James Wolfensohn spoke to Peter O’Neill about the implications the World Commission on Dams’ final report

Testing the waters
15 January, 2001
Since its official launch on 16 November 2000, the dam industry has been coming to terms with the implications of the World Commission on Dams’ final report. IWP&DC asked industry members what they really thought of Dams and Development: A New Framework for Decision-Making

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