The Ethiopian Irrigation Development commission awards over 4.7bn birr irrigation projects
Ethiopia has signed a deal to build a new dam along with other works for 2.5 billion Ethiopian birr ($76 million), The New Khalij reported on Friday.
The Ethiopian Irrigation Development Commission has awarded the construction of irrigation facilities to three contractors: Ethiopian Construction Works Corporation, Sur Construction plc, and Afar Water Works Construction Enterprise.
The new dam is expected to be constructed within four years with a 57-metre height and a length of 2.54 kilometres.
It has the capacity to develop 10,000 hectares of land and will benefit more than 20,000 farmers.
Source: M E Monitor