Ethiopia: Gidabo Irrigation Dam Project Completes Construction

Gidabo irrigation Project.

Addis Ababa — Gidabo irrigation Project, constructed with an outlay over 1billion birr will be inaugurated next week, according to Ministry of Water, Irrigation and energy.

The dam located between Oromia and Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples' Regional States have a capacity to reserve 62.5 million metric cubic and expected to develop 13,425 hectare of land.

The Ministry announced that the dam will benefit over 10,000 farmers and expected to create job opportunity for over 192,000 youth.

The project that took eight years to be finalized as the completion date was extended due to design changes, it was stated.

The Construction Works Corporation and Construction Works Design and Supervision Corporation participated in consulting for the dam that has a height of 25.8 meters and a length of 335 meters.

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