The African Development Bank (AfDB) board is expected to approve financial support for the 80MW Rusumo Falls hydroelectric project on 27 November. The project is one of several complex cross-border projects in the region that are receiving strong multilateral backing after a long period of gestation. The dam and the power station will be located at the confluence of the Nyabarongo River, which comes from Rwanda, and the Ruvubu River, which comes from Burundi. Downstream of the Rusumo Falls, the two form the Kagera River, which marks the border between Rwanda and Tanzania.
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