World Commission on Dams
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The World Commission on Dams (WCD) existed between April 1997 and 2001, to research the environmental, social and economic impacts of the development of large dams globally. The self-styled WCD consisted of members of civil society, academia, the private sector, professional associations and one government representative, to measure the impacts and effectiveness of large dam development, including the effect on dam affected communities and project developers.
- Dams and Development: a new framework for decision-making (Final Report, November 2000)
- World Commission on Dams at UNEP
- World Commission on Dams