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Dr. Martin Keulertz interview: Wars over water? New conflict potential in the Middle East

​​Dr. Martin Keulertz, chair of the executive committee of the Food Security Program, was interviewed by national German broadcaster Deutschlandfunk about transboundary water risks in the Nile, Euphrates-Tigris, and Indus basins. Dr. Keulertz explained how dams in Ethiopia and Turkey pose risks to downstream water users in Egypt and Iraq, and the way in which diversified economies and adapted technologies can use the WEFRAH concept to help mitigate those risks.​

Click here​ for the full article in German.



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