Protests against large dams in Georgia's Svaneti mountains have led to confrontations with police. Locals are losing patience over the protracted consultation process on the project.
Tags: arrests blockade Chuberi hydropower Nenskra protests Caucasus EU neighbourhood
Institution: EBRD, ADB
Theme: Social & economic impacts
Project: Hydropower development in Georgia, Nenskra hydropower plant, Georgia
The mistrust and frustration of communities in the mountains of north-western Georgia is deepening over make-shift consultations on large dam constructions.
Tags: Chuberi dams hydropower Khudoni land rights Nenskra protests RiversUniteUs Svaneti Svans Caucasus EU neighbourhood
Institution: EBRD, EIB, ADB