Pres. Lungu Commissions $28 Million Mwomboshi Dam

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President Edgar Lungu, has commissioned the Mwomboshi Dam situated in Miswa ward, Chisamba, Central province that has a population of 14,517 people. The dam constructed at the cost of the US$28.3 Million is funded by the World Bank under the irrigation Development and Support Project under the Ministry of Agriculture. The Dam was built in Chief Chamuka’s area by Anhui Foreign Economic Construction Company Limited who starts construction works in February last year. The Dam will store water for irrigation by small-scale, emergent and commercial farmers. Close to 6,000 households are expected to benefit from Mwomboshi Dam and about Eleven Commercial Farmers surrounding the Dam have already paid subscribe fee paid to while the rest of small scale Farmers will not pay anything.

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