Honduras: $53 million for Irrigation Systems

Two irrigation system construction projects are being prepared in different municipalities in the departments of Yoro, La Paz, Intibucá, Lempira, Atlántida, Cortés and Santa Bárbara.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

The projects that will be executed are the Programa de Desarrollo Agrícola Bajo Riego (PDABR), and the Project of Competitiveness and Sustainable Development of the South Western Border Corridor (PRO-LENCA), whose investments will be $25.3 million and $27.8 million respectively..

From a statement issued by the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock:

In order to expedite the execution of programs and projects that are under the responsibility of the Project Management Unit (UAP) of the Secretariat of Agriculture and Livestock (SAG), Santiago Ruiz Secretary of State met with representatives from the UAP, the program coordinators as well as representatives from the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (BCIE).

The government of the Republic through the SAG agreed to create the UAP with the objective of administering the programs and projects financed with external resources such as the CABEI and the IFAD.

Read full statement issued (in Spanish).

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