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Constructing wetlands within reservoirs to improve fisheries

Increased fish production is usually promoted as an important secondary benefit of reservoirs created for hydropower, irrigation or water supply. Dam proponents present increased fishery as a benefit for local people in compensation for disruption to livelihoods caused by dam construction. However, reservoir fisheries often fail to live up to expectations. Follow this link :

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