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Aqua~Media International, in partnership with ICOLD and EEPCo,
is pleased to announce the International Conference and Exhibition
Water Storage and Hydropower Development for Africa
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ~ 16-18 April 2013
Ethiopia, with > 7300 MW of hydro capacity at various stages of implementation, and a comparable amount planned,
is the leading country for current hydro development in Africa.
The Conference will take place under the patronage of H.E. Alemaheyu Tegenu, Minister of Water & Energy
Co-organizers: Hydropower & Dams, International Commission on Large Dams and the Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation
Supporting Organizations include:
Africa, with some of the world’s greatest waterways, has the greatest potential in the world for future water resources and hydropower development, and the most urgent need for accelerated development. Unlocking the vast potential of the region is the key to poverty alleviation and rapid socio-economic development.
A post-Conference study tour will give delegates a chance to visit the Gibe I and II schemes in operation, on the Omo river, and the 1870 MW Gibe III scheme currently under construction. These schemes together form the Gibe-Omo cascade.