Pascal Maitre/Panos Pictures

Matebe, Virunga National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo

The construction site for a power plant on the River Rutshuru that is scheduled to produce 12.3 megawatts. The electricity will allow businesses to set up here and provide jobs. In the long run it is hoped that this development will help take the pressure off the park's wildlife by providing alternatives to poaching.

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Pascal Maitre/Panos Pictures
City
Matebe, Virunga National Park
Country
Democratic Republic of Congo
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Not available in France and Germany
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High Resolution
5000 x 3333 pixels
42.33 x 28.22 cm (300 dpi)
16.67 x 11.11 inch (300 dpi)
3.8 MB size on disk
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