Dr. Mammo Muchie’s Radio interview on the significance and controversy of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam(GERD). The dam will be the largest hydroelectric dam in Africa and the the seventh largest in the world. Ethiopia will provide reliable electricity to its citizens and neighboring African nations. However, Egypt has been opposed to any development on the Nile that could reduce the amount of water it gets. And the United States has even suspended some financial aid to Ethiopia because of failed talks with Egypt.