Ethiopia Wins World Bank Financing to Boost Irrigation

The World Bank is providing $60 million to help Ethiopia complete the construction of two large irrigation schemes.

The funding aims to address a financing gap that prevented the achievement of objectives under a project to promote sustainable irrigation management in Ethiopia. It will be used to finance small post-construction improvement works and cover a sizable increase in the budget earmarked for the execution of the environmental management plan for the Megech-Seraba and Ribb irrigation schemes.

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