Articles published by EIPSA
The Controversy Over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Second Stage Filling: Would Egpty be Thirsty During the Filling Period?
For several years now, Ethiopia, Egypt, and Sudan have been negotiating the filling and annual operations of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). The negotiations among the three counties have been very difficult, mainly because of Egypt’s position to maintain the status quo. Broadly, the main sticking point appears to revolve around Egypt’s insistence on maintaining the 1959 water share…Read More »
Commentary response to the article: The Nile Conflict: Compensation rather Than Mediation, How Europeans Can Lead an Alternative Way Forward?
This commentary is a response by Ethiopian International Professional Support for Abbay (EIPSA) to the article, “The Nile Conflict: Compensation rather Than Mediation, How Europeans Can Lead an Alternative Way Forward” by Tobias von Lossow, Luca Miehe and Stephan Roll (SWP Comments, March 2020). EIPSA would like to state that it appreciates the effort by your institution to contribute to…Read More »
The Next Task: Hydrologic Simulation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam
Summary Agreement on the Declaration of Principles (DoP) on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) was signed by the respective heads of state for Ethiopia, Egypt, and the Sudan on March 23, 2015 in Khartoum, Sudan. Performing hydrologic simulations of the GERD using appropriate modeling system is one of the main tasks that need to be completed in order to…Read More »
The GERD: What does Arabization go to do with it? A response for Ahmed Abul-Gheit comments on GERD
As readers are well aware recently the issue of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) has dominated the media at the global level. This followed the rhetoric from Egypt that “no one will touch Egypt`s share of the Nile.” Egypt`s such claims are emanated from an attempt to deny almost all upstream countries of their equitable and reasonable share. Following…Read More »
Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD): A Salvation to Flooding in Sudan
The Garand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), which is being built on the Abbay river and financed entirely by the Ethiopian people, has great benefits to both Sudan and Egypt. One of the benefits is that it mitigates flooding in Sudan. However, statements coming out of a few news outlets run counter to this fact. In recent weeks, for example, the…Read More »