Canada-Vietnam series: Hydro’s power

A Canadian non-profit and the Canadian-supported Asian Development Bank helped soften the blow of villagers in Vietnam who were forcefully relocated to make way for a dam.

Embassy Photo: Carl Meyer
The Asian Development Bank-financed Song Bung 4 hydropower project in central Vietnam on Nov. 5, 2014.
Carl Meyer
Published: Wednesday, 01/21/2015 12:00 am EST
Last Updated: Friday, 02/06/2015 2:04 pm EST

For countless generations, the Co Tu ethnic minority has lived along the riverbanks deep in the tropical jungles of central Vietnam along the border with Laos.

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