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Compare the advantages and disadvantages of multipurpose river valley project.
Advantages: 1) reduces or eliminates the seasonal flooding 2) The retained water can be used for human consumption 3) can be used for agricultural irrigation and other uses 4) can be used to generate electricity 5) can be used to improve lake [ fisheries 6) can improve transportation as part of a canal system Disadvantages 1) displacement of hundreds, thousands if not millions of people 2) the
flooding brought rich soil to the effected areas which will now need to use fertilizers 3) these fertilizers and other pollutants may damage the river ecology and pollute the new lakes 4) may damage or destroy river based fisheries 5) may damage or destroy estuary based fisheries 6) create tensions between neighboring countries ]
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