Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam 8 Years On
At 6.45 gigawatts, upon completion, the dam will be the largest in Africa and the 7th largest in the world. The government says the project will be completed in 2022.
The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam or GERD.
GERD is a symbol of the new Ethiopia in that its construction heralds and symbolizes this generation's triumph over poverty, writes The Ethiopian Herald. Read more »
The Office of the National Council for the Coordination of Public Participation on the Construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) has denied "speculation" on social ... Read more »
The construction project, which was launched in April 2011 and expected to be completed by 2017, has been delayed by four years due to a design change, GERD Project Manager Eng. ... Read more »
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