Water

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Weighing the Environment: Ghana's Bui Dam

September 2018

This case examines the environmental permitting process leading up to the construction of the Bui Dam, the second largest hydropower facility in Ghana.

Funding Coca Codo Sinclair: Correa's Bet on Sustainable Power in Ecuador

September 2018

This case is about Ecuador's decision to finance the country's largest hydropower plant: Coca Codo Sinclair.

Building Hydropower Plants in Uganda: Who is the Best Partner?

June 2017

Uganda has long been plagued by chronic power shortages.

To be "dam"-ed: Navigating Stakeholder Relations to Bring Energy to Africa with Inga 3

May 2017

This case follows the development of the Inga 3, the third hydroelectric plant to be built on the Inga River in the Democratic Republic of Congo.  The Inga 3, with a capacity of 3,000 MW, would...

Development of Peru's Asparagus Industry

March 2016

The asparagus industry in Ica, Peru exports asparagus across the world and is the economic engine of the region.

Growing Singapore's Water Industry: From Water Scarcity to Global Hydrohub

April 2015

The Singapore government placed a very high priority on making the transition from water scarcity to water self-sufficiency.

Do Migrants Improve Their Hometowns? Remittances and Access to Public Services in Mexico, 1995-2000

April 2009

How do citizens in developing countries access public services?

Perspective Paper on Financial Instability

December 2004

A unique publication exploring the opportunities for addressing ten of the most serious challenges facing the world today: Climate Change, Communicable Diseases, Conflicts, Education, Financial...

Dams and Development: Transnational Struggles For Water and Power

August 2004

Big dams built for irrigation, power, water supply, and other purposes were among the most potent symbols of economic development for much of the twentieth century.

Bottom of the Barrel: Africa's Oil Boom and the Poor

June 2003

Oil Boom: Peril or Opportunity?

People

Alberto Díaz-Cayeros Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Stephen P. Luby Senior Fellow Professor, Medicine (CHP/PCOR)
Kathleen Kelly Janus Lecturer, Program on Social Entrepreneurship