The role of dams and hydropower in Argentina

In 2010 Argentina will complete two centuries of life as a country. During the first 100 years, the primary focus was on securing territorial borders and establishing national institutions. The last 100 years were characterized by strong social and economic growth. Since the mid-20th century, dams have played an important part in the development of regional economies, and in national integration. The current international economic crisis underlines the challenge of strengthening the participation of this sector in the national economy.

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