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Tendaho Irrigation Dam To Develop 25,000 Hectars of Land

Published on: Sat, 2013-12-28 00:00
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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.

It was said will make some 10 thousand farmers and pastoralists in the area benefit from the modern irrigation development.

The state minister said 90% of the construction of the dam has been completed, while expected to develop 60,000 hectares when fully finalized.

The dam; in which over 3. 5 billion Birr has been invested on, has the capacity to hold 1.86 billion m3 of water.

The construction of the dam is expected to be finalized next year.

Source: Fana Broadcasting Corporate (FBC)

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