Zambia/Zimbabwe: Campaigners step up criticism of Batoka hydro scheme

Issue 432 - 11 Feb 2021

Campaigners have attacked the proposed development of the 2,400MW Batoka Gorge hydroelectric scheme on the Zambezi River, arguing the dam will destroy tourism and that the coronavirus pandemic has prevented proper consultations with affected communities, writes Tonderayi Mukeredzi in Harare.

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