JICA Grant Helps Irrigate Vietnamese Farms

The Japan International Cooperation Agency will provide a USD7.8 million grant to help upgrade small-scale water reservoirs in central Vietnam. The project aims to provide irrigation to more than 80 hectares of land in three districts in the province of Quang Ngai. It also aims to reinforce water reservoirs in the area to reduce the risk of destruction during floods, Vietnam News says.

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    Ivy Mungcal

    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.