Tag: hydropower

Trouble on the Theun-Hinboun: A Field Report on the Socio-Economic and Environmental Effects of the Nam Theun-Hinboun Hydropower

(March 1, 1998) The Theun-Hinboun hydropower project, a $260 million dam on the Theun River in Laos, is opening on April 4 1998. …  But as the ADB and the project developers continue to trumpet the project’s success, thousands of villagers are experiencing severe impacts to their livelihoods.