Learning Impact

The Impact of Learning data resources have been added below:

To find out more about the issues surrounding dam. The following list of organisations have more resources on their websites.

International Rivers Network

International Rivers has been working for 25 years to protect rivers and defend the rights of communities that depend on them. The website has several resources divided into regional section on dam and other river related issues.

Tel: +1 510 848 1155

2150 Allston Way, Suite 300, Berkeley, CA 94704-1378, USA


Nile Basin Intiative

This initative was set up by the riparian states of the Nile River through the Council of Ministers of Water Affairs of the Nile Basin states (Nile Council of Ministers, or Nile-COM). The NBI seeks to develop the river in a cooperative manner, share substantial socioeconomic benefits, and promote regional peace and security.

World Bank

The World Bank has a section dedicated to the safety of dams. The resources include publications and fact sheets.

Tel: +1 202 473 1000

1818 H Street, NW, Washington, DC 20433, USA


The World Commission on Dams (WCD)

The website includes the 2000 WCD report and information about how and why the commission came about.


International Institute for Environment and Development

An independent research organisation based in the UK that finds solutions for the challenges arising from climate change, governance, human settlements, natural resources and sustainable markets.

Tel: +44 (0)20 7388 2117

4 Endsleigh Street, London WC1H 0DD



Tales of Resettlement

Panos London Oral Testimony Programme’s Tales of Resettlement project provides first-hand accounts from people displaced and resettled as a result of large development projects. These  include coal mining, agricultural schemes and dams. These stories confirm that, in addition to economic hardship, one of the most far-reaching effects of forced relocation is social and cultural impoverishment.