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Posts Tagged ‘Karenni Development Research Group’ (4 found)

Japan Should Investigate Abuses at Burma Hydropower Project before Considering New Support

Burma Rivers Network (BRN) together with the Karenni Development Research Group (KDRG), representing dam-affected communities in Burma, urges the Japanese Government to investigate abuses linked to Lawpita (Baluchaung) No. 2 hydropower plant […]

November 2, 2011  •  By Burma Rivers Network and Karenni Development Research Group  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Dam-Induced Floods Spur Calls to Suspend New Chinese Dams in Burma’s Karenni State

Unprecedented releases of water from Burma’s first major hydropower dam at Moebye due to heavy rainfall have caused severe flooding around the Karenni capital, Loikaw, spurring calls by community groups to suspend construction of three large hydropower dams planned by Chinese investors in Karenni state […]

October 4, 2011  •  By Karenni Development Research Group  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Junta Launches Covert Dam Offensive in Karenni State

Engineers are secretly surveying for dams planned by China hydropower giant Datang on the Salween and its tributaries in Karenni State under the armed guard of Burma’s junta, according to local researchers.

The Karenni Development Research Group (KDRG) launched today a campaign publication exposing how three planned dams proceeding in secret will block waterways across the state, tightening the junta’s control and causing further widespread disruption to the war-torn population […]

March 10, 2011  •  By Karenni Development Research Group  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Karenni people oppose new Salween dam plans by SPDC and Chinese investors

On the occasion of the 62PndP anniversary of the Karenni national resistance movement, the KDRG strongly denounces the new plans by the Burmese military regime and Chinese investors to build a giant hydropower dam on the Salween River in Karenni State[…]

August 9, 2010  •  By Karenni Development Research Group  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤