African Dams Briefing & Map
The African Dams Briefing is compiled by International Rivers’ Africa Program. The briefing is a working document meant to provide a basic synopsis of known, planned dams in Africa, including rehabilitation and expansion efforts. The information in this briefing is not comprehensive. An updated briefing is provided each summer.
Download the 2010 African Dams Briefing (PDF 300KB)
Download the Map of Proposed African Dams (PDF 1.3MB)
Download the Map Index (PDF 73KB)
Click on the projects below for the exact location of proposed or rehabilitated projects that have international involvement:
View New Dam Projects in Africa in a larger map
2006 African Dams Briefing: