The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam is set to become the largest hydropower plant in Africa. Photo: AFP
The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam is set to become the largest hydropower plant in Africa. Photo: AFP
Africa

Will Africa’s largest hydropower plant trigger a military conflict?

  • US$4 billion dam designed to be centrepiece of Ethiopia’s bid to become Africa’s biggest power exporter
  • Egypt fears dam will restrict flow of the Nile and create water and food insecurity for millions of its people

The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam is set to become the largest hydropower plant in Africa. Photo: AFP
The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam is set to become the largest hydropower plant in Africa. Photo: AFP
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