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560 sites Identified for the construction of 1V1D,- Hawa Koomson

The Ministry of Special Development Initiatives in collaboration with other government agencies has identified a total of 560 sites for the construction of Small Earth Dams under the One Village One Dam flagship programme,.

The sector Minister, Mavis Hawa Koomson, said in Parliament that the deal targets villages and communities in the five Northern Regions,”

She was responding to a question asked by Garu MP, Albert Alalzuga, who wanted to know the cost per dam under the Infrastructure for Poverty Eradication Programme in the five regions of the north.

Mrs Koomson, said the cost of the Small Earth Dam, was on the average GH¢ 230,000.00

She said in 2018, the Ministry, in collaboration with the Ghana Irrigation Development Authority, the Northern Development Authority and the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies in the Northern Regions identified the sites, and each constituency in the northern parts of the country had been allocated a total of 10 Small Earth Dams.

She said each site with its unique topography, has its unique design, adding this meant the sizes of the dams are not the same.

Source:www.Diamondfmonline.com | Ghana

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