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Agreement for construction of irrigation, rural dev’t projects worth over $91mln signed 

Addis Ababa, December 20, 2023 (FBC) – Ethiopia’s Ministry of Irrigation and Lowlands has signed contract agreement with South Korea’s Hansol Paper Co.Ltd for the construction of Ada′a Becho Groundwater Irrigation Development and Rural Development Projects with an outlay of 91.7 Million USD.

State Minister of Irrigation and Lowlands, Birhanu Lenjiso, and David DoHyun‚ Kim, Hansol Division leader of South Korea’s Hansol Paper Co.Ltd signed the agreement.

The projects will be executed in Oromia region, in Eastern Shawa and Southwest Shawa zones, in Ada′a and Becho plains over the coming five years.

The works include the construction of ground water development for irrigation , irrigation facility installation, drinking water supply, agricultural training center and auxiliary facilities.

Agro- processing plant, pilot smart water management system, agricultural machinery and vehicles supply, community support, test operation for agricultural training center and agro- processing plants are also parts of works to be executed as per the agreement.

The starting date of project will be January 2024, and its completion date will be December 2028, ministry Irrigation and Lowlands indicated.

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