The World Bank has frozen over $600 million in funding for Lebanon’s Bisri Dam project to launch a dialogue to address concerns from citizens and civil society groups who for decades have opposed the dam they say will lead to the destruction of thousands of trees, farmland, and archaeological heritage sites in the valley where the dam would be located.
As many have asked about Bisri Dam, I made a brief video slightly addressing some controversial technical points.
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