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Nigeria's wetlands - talking their way out of trouble

Dam good idea?
  • Sun dried in the wetlands
  • Dam good idea?
  • Disappearing grazing
  • Only one river to cross
  • In hot water
  • Cutting the grass
  • Clearer channels of communication
  • Securing the future
  • The road ahead

Dam good idea?

Upstream, the government has built barrages and dams along the Hadejia River, to provide water for massive irrigation projects. The reservoirs are also exploited by local fishermen, who use giant gourds as a float and store for their catch.



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