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Kainji Dam and the people

Kainji Dam and the people

story of the dam--its economic and social significance to the people of Nigeria.

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Published by Federal Ministry of Information in Lagos .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria
    • Subjects:
    • Kainji Dam.,
    • Nigeria -- Economic conditions.,
    • Nigeria -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsNigeria. Federal Ministry of Information.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC517.N482 R35
      The Physical Object
      Pagination98 p.
      Number of Pages98
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4587320M
      LC Control Number77269402

      A reliable source at Kainji Dam told Sunday Trust at the weekend that the dam is facing a protracted problem, which is capable of causing more harm than has been witnessed in the last few weeks. The reason is that in the last five years, the natural water drainage channels have been neglected. Doing Dangerously Well book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Kainji Dam, the engineering more. Get A Copy. Kindle Store $ A Nigerian dam collapses and all sorts of amoral people in Nigeria and Canada get ready to make a profit disaster capitalism what a concept. flag Like see review/5.

      Sustainable management of erosion prone areas of upper watershed of Kainji hydropower dam, Nigeria Article (PDF Available) in Journal of King Saud University 32(1) . Bussa, also known as Boussa in older texts, was the capital of northern Borgu, in northern was the farthest navigable point on the Niger River, just above the rapids. The town site is now covered by Lake Kainji, which was created in with the construction of the Lake Kainji town was re-located to what is now called New Bussa.

      The hydrology expert at Kainji dam, Mr Adekunjo, also hinted that the rising water level this year was more than that of that resulted in the huge . Second National Development Plan, Programme Division., - Nigeria - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying important improve income incomes policy Incorporated Businesses increase industrial institutions investment Kaduna Kainji Kainji Dam Kainji Lake Kano Kwara labour force Lagos land Livestock.


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Kainji dam is one of Nigeria’s oldest dams generating roughly megawatts of electricity in for a nation with a population around. Other articles where Kainji Dam is discussed: Kainji Lake: Kainji Dam (opened in ), the largest of the dams on the Niger, is feet (66 m) high and 1, feet ( m) across and provides electrical power, improved river navigation upstream to Yelwa in Kebbi state, water control of the Niger down to.

The Kainji dam, built inhas a capacity of 15 billion cubic meters covering an area of sq. kilometres. Much of its waters arrive at the dam in July and in December each year. As with other dams, Kainji dam has inbuilt discharge sluices. Inspiration. The name KAINJI was inspired by the reservoir and dam - Kainji Lake and Kainji Dam, located in Northwestern Nigeria.

The dam has a power generating capacity enough to supply a significant portion of the Nigerian population. It is our belief that like Lake Kainji, we can empower those in the early and critical stages of their careers to fulfill their life dreams.

Kainji Lake, in North Central Nigeria, is a reservoir on the Niger River, formed by the Kainji Dam. It was formed in and is a part of Niger State and Kebbi State.

Kainji Lake National Park (KNLP), situated around the lake, is Nigeria's oldest National Park, established in Location: Western Nigeria. Kainji Dam and the people book Kainji Dam is a dam across the Niger River in Niger State of western Nigeria. Construction of the dam was carried out by Impregilo (a consortium of Italian Civil Engineering Contractors) to designs by Joint Consultants, Balfour Beatty and Nedeco, and began in to be completed in Fast Facts about Kainji Dam.

Kainji Dam, New Bussa. likes talking about this 30, were here. Kainji Dam is a dam across the Niger River in Niger State of Northern /5(4). Kainji Lake, reservoir on the Niger River, on the border between Niger and Kebbi states, in western Nigeria. It was created in by the construction of the Kainji Dam and covers an area of square miles (1, square km); it is used extensively for.

The saddle dam protects the main dam during flooding. There are four spillways with hydraulic operated gates of x m (50 x 50 ft), which could be opened to control flood and also to release water for use at the Jebba Dam downstream.

Kainji Dam is m ( ft) in height and about 8 km (5 miles) in length. The main dam is m long with a maximum height of 64m. It comprises the water intakes, the flood evacuator and the abutments. The powerhouse is located downstream of the dam, on the right bank, and at right angles to the water intakes.

The reservoir, which presently forms the Lake Kainji, is km long and has a capacity of 15 billion m³. We know it, Kainji dam, let me be honest, some of us were very young when Kainji dam was set up and it is still running. “Now all the thermal plants.

Today, the dam produces electricity for most of the country’s cities. Built between andit displa people. Before the construction, over small settlements were situated in the area that is now Kainji Lake; of them were rebuilt on higher ground (e.g., the city of New Bussa further south).

Kainji Dam: questions answered [Olagunju, S. O] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Kainji Dam: questions answeredAuthor: S. O Olagunju. Kainji Hydroelectric Power Plant Nigeria is located at Niger, Nigeria. Location coordinates are: Latitude=Longitude= This infrastructure is of TYPE Hydro Power Plant with a design capacity of MWe.

It has 8 unit(s). The first unit was commissioned in and the last in It is operated by Kainji Hydroelectric Plc. Secondly, the dam is designed to be multipurpose in use, and therefore available for other uses such as irrigation, recreation, research and development.

Hence, a study of their impacts is desirable. Finally, the large communities of people within and around this man- made lake also suggest why such a study is desirable.

Kainji Dam (opened in ), the largest of the dams on the Niger, is feet (66 m) high and 1, feet ( m) across and provides electrical power, improved river navigation upstream to Yelwa in Kebbi state, water control of the Niger down to the Kaduna River confluence, and a road across the Niger, as well as waters for irrigation and fishing.

Kainji Dam is a dam across the Niger River in western uction of the dam began in and was completed in The total cost was estimated at $ million, with one-quarter of this amount used to resettle people displaced by the construction of the dam and its reservoir, Kainji dam is one of the longest dams in the world.

The Kainji Dam across the Niger in Nigeria was closed in In this book, Wolf Roder evaluates the Nigerian development in areas such as population, agriculture, pastoral nomadism, subsistence fishing, housing and public health, over the past twenty-five years.

This study finds that the effects of the man-made lake have, on occasion, been Pages: There are however, some negative effects of damming rivers. Many people’s homes are knocked down to make space for the dam, and flooding can occur in the reservoir, which is the area behind the dam where water collects.

This can cause valuable farmland to become submerged under the lakes. The Rogun Dam in Tajikistan is the highest in the world.

The Kainji national park established from a merge of two game reserves is home to a variety of wild life ranging from elephants to monkeys, baboons and lions. It is a conservation center aimed at promoting the biodiversity of Nigerian wildlife.

Trivia: The Kainji national park is located near the famous Kainji hydroelectric dam. Kainji National Park is a national park in Niger State and Kwara State, Nigeria.

Established in It covers an area of about km² in total. The park includes three distinct sectors: a part of the Kainji Lake in which fishing is restricted, the Borgu Game Reserve to the west of the lake, and the Zugurma Game Reserve to the southeast.

Kainji dam. Upgrading Kainji dam and improving electricity. 29 Mar Energy. Kainji dam is one of Nigeria’s oldest dams generating roughly megawatts of .It has a power generating capacity of MW enough to power overhomes, it is located sixty-four miles from the Kainji Dam and was officially commissioned on Ap A total of six (6) turbines, each with a capacity of MW were installed.