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Ethiopia: Irrigation and Drainage Project

June 21, 2007

IDA CREDIT: US$100 million
TERMS: Grace = 10 years; Maturity = 40 years.
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The project aims to promote a more equitable distribution of the returns on investments in irrigated agriculture between direct and indirect beneficiaries. It will help accelerate the existing land certification program, encourage private investors in agro-processing, marketing, input supply and service provision. The project will establish accountable and transparent irrigation management and develop a value chain for produce originating in the irrigation area.

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