Can Egypt and Ethiopia resolve Their Dispute Over Water?

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Water is often said to be the source of life, and it's increasingly becoming the source of conflict in various parts of the world.
The building of the largest hydroelectric dam in Africa has reignited a dispute about its longest river, the Nile.
Ethiopia says the five billion dollar Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam near the border with Sudan will be a massive boost to the economy.
Egypt fears that will be at its expense, and reduce its share of Nile water.
Egypt as condemned comments from Ethiopia's Prime Minister - this year's Nobel Peace Prize winner - that the dispute could lead to war.
So how should one of our most vital resources be managed?

Presenter: Hashem Ahelbarra
Guests:
Ahmed Almufti - Former Sudanese Negotiator, Nile Waters Agreement
William Davison - Senior Analyst on Ethiopia, International Crisis Group
Allam Ahmed - Professor of Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development, University of East London

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Egypt Ethiopia
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egypt, ethiopia, water, nile, river, dam