The International Water Management Institute, in conjunction with Ghana Dams’ Dialogue, has expressed the need for the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) of the Bui Hydropower project to be reviewed to identify its potential indicators. The executive director of the Volta Basin Development Foundation, Richard Twum Koranteng, made this known at a press briefing to officially announce the second Ghana Dams’ Forum and Workshop for stakeholders which takes place on February 26, 2008 in Accra. He said the current assessment does not provide scientific information on the potential impact of global climate changes on the Bui dam, which could lead to problems that the Akosombo Dam experienced in recent times.

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