- Dams Program: More Investments for Irrigation
Dams Program: More Investments for Irrigation
|Financing Type||Public Sector|
|Loan Administrator||OPEC Fund|
|Executing Agency||Ministry of Environment and Water (MEW) of Bolivia|
|OPEC Fund Contribution (US$m)||61.00|
|Total Project Cost (US$m)||141.52|
This project aims at increasing investments in dams and related infrastructure in seven departments with high-poverty levels, especially among indigenous, rural communities. Activities will focus on improving irrigation and expanding cultivatable land to boost agricultural productivity. Technical assistance and capacity-building components are also planned. Around 20,000 families reliant on subsistence agriculture are expected to benefit from the project.