News concerning Water.
The Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy announced that the construction of Tendaho and Kesem Irrigation Grand Project will be finalized fully and start rendering service next year, FBC reported.
The Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy said it is striving to harness its massive 5.3 million hectares of irrigation potential, WIC reported.
World Vision Ethiopia and the World Agroforestry Centre yesterday launched a 15 million USD Food and Water Security project aimed at improving the livelihood of dry land community, EH reported.
The Ethiopian water sector is soon to see the establishment of the Ethiopian Water Development Engineering Service. This will replace the Federal Water Works Design and Supervision Enterprise (WWDSE), in two months of time, Fortune reported.
Over 21.2 million people across the country have got access to safe drinking water during the first three years of the GTP period, the Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy said, ENA reported.
ባለንበት የበጀት ዓመት በገጠርና በከተማ 15 ሚሊየን ህዝብ የንፁህ መጠጥ ውሃ ተጠቃሚ ለማድረግ እየተሰራ መሆኑን የውሃ መስኖና ኢነርጂ ሚኒስቴር አስታወቀ።
The Tendaho Irrigation Dam is expected to start developing sugarcane on 25,000 hectares of land at the end of this year,Water, Irrigation and Energy State Minister Engineer Wondimu Tekle said.
The construction of Megech Irrigation and Drinking Water Dam Project with an aggregated capital of 2.4 billion Birr allocated by the government has been commenced.
The implementation of the Tendaho Dam and Irrigation Project launched in Afar State is now well in progress as 90 per cent of the required construction materials are fulfilled.
The drinking water coverage of Gambella town, Gambella Regional State, has increased from 40 per cent to 65 per cent, according to the town’s water service and sewerage agency.
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