The World Bank is making another $12.7 million available to help Malawi complete the rehabilitation of four of its largest irrigation schemes by June 2012.
In 2005, the bank provided the Irrigation, Rural Livelihoods and Development project with $40 million. The project seeks to develop irrigation as a way to boost agricultural productivity and incomes.
The four schemes involve 1,797 hectares of land. They are Muona in Nsanje, Likangala in Zomba, Nkhate in Chikhwawa, and Limphasa in Nkhata Bay.
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