Churning Waters: Strategic Shifts in the Nile Basin
IDS Rapid Response Briefing 4
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The diplomatic rift between Ethiopia and Egypt over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam’s (GERD) construction shines an important light on how a wider re-balancing of power is occurring within the Nile Basin.
This briefing considers the impact of these shifts on broader development in the region and the possible diplomatic and developmental scenarios that could emerge as construction progresses.