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Rain does not fall on one roof alone
Rain, and in broader sense water, is a resource we all share – it connects all of us. The Niles takes a closer look at aspects that link people throughout the Nile Basin. Catch a glimpse of how politics, economies, environments and cultures influence one another, and how these connections have existed for thousands of years.
An ambitious shipping route
In addition to ongoing inland maritime corridor development across the Nile Basin, a new project aims to advance the waterway from Lake Victoria to the Mediterranean Sea.
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In the shadow of the media spotlight: Lake Tana
Lake Tana and its wetlands are of immense ecological value. Yet the habitat’s environmental degradation too often escapes the media’s attention – a gap a group of journalists intends to close.
Climate change’s imprint on the Nile Basin
From dried up streams in Uganda to poor rice farmers in Egypt’s Nile Delta, climate change has had dire effects on Nile Basin countries.
Water hyacinths: both beauty and beast
They appear beautiful on the surface, but fast-growing water hyacinths threaten to cause widespread damage to biodiversity, fishing, and even hydroelectric power.
Importing energy and a higher quality of life
J. P. Mbarushimana
Rwanda plans on bidding farewell to the developing world by boosting its energy access.
Connecting power across borders
Two Nile Basin countries are among the world’s most populous energy deficit nations – but as East African countries continue to trade power, that could soon be a statistic of the past.
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