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New Book on Ethiopia’s GERD: Historical Battle of the Nile-Colonialism vs Development
May 7, 2023
Below are my remarks at the book launch at Georgetown University, Washington, DC on April 29, 2023
We discussed the contribution by author Dereje Tessema, in his new I unique book: How This Happened: Demystifying The Nile, History and Events Leading to the Realization of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) (amazon.com/HOW-this-HAPPENED-Demystifying-Realization)
In my brief presentation (see below), as the lead presenter, I reviwed the history of the battle in the Nile Basin of colonialism versus economic development, and the positive role of the United States in identifying the GERD, sixty years ago.
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