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Vol 2 (AAC) No 8

Published 1st June 2009

Leaky dam builders

While China's leading dam-builder Sinohydro was busy dealing with complaints from Western non-governmental organisations about its refusal to engage with local populations, an East African NGO shut down one of Sinohydro's projects in Kenya. As Chinese companies continue their expansions abroad, many have had difficulty meeting international safety and environmental standards, as in the case of the tainted milk scandal (AAC Vol 1 No 11).

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