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Tanzania | Rebuffing criticism, government lets contract for dam in WH-listed Selous Game Reserve

Tanzania on Wednesday awarded a $3-billion (2.64-billion-euro) contract to two Egyptian firms to build a hydro-electric dam in a renowned nature reserve.


The 2,100-megawatt scheme will straddle the Rufiji River in the Selous Game Reserve, a 50,000-square-kilometre (19,000-square-mile) protected area which was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1982.


https://www.france24.com/en/20181212-tanzania-picks-egyptian-firms-controversial-dam-scheme

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