Protecting Rivers and Rights: The World Commission on Dams Recommendations in Action Briefing Kit

Protecting Rivers and Rights: The World Commission on Dams Recommendations in Action Briefing Kit

The report, published by International Rivers with financial support from Fivas, is an action briefing kit focusing on major categories of the WCD recommendations; (1) demonstrating public acceptance and requiring free, prior and informed consent of indigenous people; (2) assessing all available options for meeting water and energy needs; (3) reparations and addressing existing dams; (4) managing downstream impacts and environmental flows; (5) sharing benefits; and (6) ensuring complicance.