Friday, 2 December 2016

Rwanda: Rwf10.8 Billion Solar-Powered Irrigation Scheme

Source: "Rwanda: Rwf10.8 Billion Irrigation Scheme to Benefit 980 Farmers in Ngoma District", The New Times (AllAfrica), 1st December 2016, by Peterson Tumwebaze

Peterson Tumwebaze reported, "Rwanda's efforts to promote climate resilient agriculture and sustainable production in drought prone parts of the country have been boosted by the launch of a new solar-powered irrigation scheme in Ngoma District, Eastern Province. The $13 million (about Rwf10.8 billion) irrigation scheme was built through Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA) under a partnership deal between the Government of Rwanda and Japan. (...)"

Read more at: http://allafrica.com/stories/201612010151.html