1 A study by @EPHIEthiopia shows the impact of the #GERD to achieve health related #SDGs targets among countries of the Nile Basin. READ➡️https://bit.ly/40volAa @UN_HLPF @StevenMufson
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2 #GERD can handle a 19,370 m3 per second flood, diminish alluvium by 100mil m3, irrigate approximately 500K ha of new agricultural in Sudan, contributing towards #SDGs 2,6,11 & 13 READ➡️https://bit.ly/3LxzwUN @jloistf @MadeleineCuff
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3 After the completion of the #GERD, countries of the Nile basin will get a better provision of clean water and energy, which will directly contribute to #SDGs 7 & 8 READ➡️https://bit.ly/40volAa @GlobalGoalsUN @WMO
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4 The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (#GERD) will improve #Sudan's electricity supply, economy and agriculture, helping the achievements of the #SDGs. READ➡️https://bit.ly/3orHYeU @globalcompact @RozPidcock
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5 A research by the Uni. of @UWaterloo shows that the #GERD will regulate the flow of the Nile which improves irrigation & help to increase #Sudan’s GDP up to USD $82 billion. #SDGs READ➡️https://bit.ly/3LnalUA @pilitaclark @climActuganda
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6 #Sudan has a potential to achieve #SDGs(1,2,3,6,7,13) because the #GERD will provide affordable electricity, control floods, reduce silt and increase irrigated agriculture READ➡️https://bbc.in/41IVOrW @wirereporter @ValerieVolco
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7 A 2021 research paper by @MMUST_Kenya shows that up to 500,000 hectares of land (10% of the total suitable lands) can be irrigated in Sudan thanks of GERD. It helps to achieve SDG 2 & 13 READ➡️https://bit.ly/3LnalUA @bigshiftglobal @caneecca
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8 #GERD aims to generate approx. 6,000MW of electricity for export & domestic use. This would enable the country to mitigate poverty levels & achieve sustainable development goals #SDGs. READ➡️https://bit.ly/3mU9Jwg @KateWheeling @suzyji
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9 #GERD will create a potential for #Ethiopia to meet the #SDGs targets by ensuring better health conditions and livelihood through electrification of health facilities. READ➡️https://bit.ly/40volAa @MadeleineCuff @JoelKirkland2
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10 The #GERD will put #Ethiopia on track to meet one of the key provisions of the UN’s #SDGs 7, which calls for universal access to affordable & reliable sustainable energy by 2030. READ➡️https://bit.ly/3mU9Jwg @CANIntl @ngeiling
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11 A research by the Uni. of Waterloo @UWaterloo shows that the GERD’s main effect is mostly positive, especially if #Ethiopia #Sudan #Egypt are actively cooperating READ➡️https://bit.ly/3LnalUA @SDGAction @JeffMcMahon_Chi
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12 Flooding in #Sudan in 2020 resulted in 100 fatalities & affected ~ 875,000 people. The #GERD will play an instrumental role to control flooding, enabling #Sudan to achieve #SDGs 11,13 READ➡️https://bbc.in/41IVOrW @FAO @LAHepler
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13 After the completion of the #GERD, countries of the Nile basin will get a better provision of clean water and energy, which will direclty contribute to #SDGs 7 & 8 READ➡️https://bit.ly/40volAa @UNDRR @CANPacificIs
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