Mega Damming of the Life giving waters of Ethiopia. This process is menacing the existence of the inhabitants of the region by drying the sources and lakes. The main reason advertised for damming is for production of Electricity and exporting energy. This could be done by small human level dams.The underlying reason is to the irrigation for the great land grabbing for cash crop exportation for financial speculators. Moreover, such mega projects leads to undue water crisis.
Saturday, May 31, 2014
FM holds talks with Ethiopian counterpart in Algeria | Egypt Independent
FM holds talks with Ethiopian counterpart in Algeria
Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy held talks with his Ethiopian counterpart Theodoros Adhanom on Wednesday evening on the sidelines of the ministerial meeting of the Non-Aligned countries in Algeria.
The meeting dealt with bilateral relations and the Renaissance Dam crisis, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Badr Abdel Aaty said in a press statement Thursday.
Fahmy stressed Egypt's welcoming position to negotiate at any time if there is goodwill and seriousness on Ethiopia's part, according to Abdel Aaty.
Fahmy hoped talks would make progress and help find solutions to disagreements without harming the interests of both countries.
Fahmy also held talks with Ugandan Foreign Minister on means to develop bilateral relations between Cairo and Kampala in politics, and the economic, investment and trade fields to serve both countries, said Abdel Aaty.