Power to the People?

Power to the People? Rapporten tar for seg den pågående satsingen på vannkraftutbygging i Guatemala, viser hva som kan gå galt og hva som må tas hensyn til i fattige land, og land med sårbare grupper slik som urfolk.

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 … Read More

Investments in deep water

Investments in deep water The report discusses The Norwegian Pension Fund’s holdings in destructive dam projects.

From privatisation to corporatisation

From privatisation to corporatisation The report explores the development within neoliberal policy on urban water services in developing countries. The report calls for the water justice movement to update and adjust its strategy, in order to counter the neoliberal tactical shift towards corporatisation. Corporatisation reform entails the implementation of commercial neoliberal management principles within public sector water utilities.

In Our Image: Norway’s Role in the Global Hydropower Industry

In Our Image: Norway’s Role in the Global Hydropower Industry The report presents the scope of Norwegian state and public actors involved in hydropower internationally, including publicly-owned Statkraft and the state development finance institution Norfund. The report presents cases and experiences from Norwegian projects in Africa, Latin-America and Asia.

Failure to restore

Failure to restore An assessment of the impacts of the Theun-Hinboun hydropower dam porjects on downstream communities in Laos.