Tag: Baram River dam

Norwegian NGO contributes to Malaysia scrapping mega dam

Massive pressure and prolonged protests have finally led to the state of Sarawak in Malaysia stopping the construction of a controversial hydropower project on the Baram River, reports Norway-based Rainforest Foundation (RFN), one of the world’s leading organisations in the field of rights-based rainforest protection. The original plan was to build a dam that would…