Farmers Driven From Homes ‘Like Pests’ by Dam Projects – Bloomberg

Jatigede Dam

Jatigede Dam, Sept. 25, 2015

Developing nations are in the middle of the biggest dam construction program in history to generate power, irrigate fields, store water and regulate flooding.  … many are financed by Chinese banks and led by the nation’s biggest dam builder, Sinohydro Corp. China is involved in constructing some 330 dams in 74 different countries.

See this Bloomberg News Article for more.

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