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Ethiopia -Belchet Medium Earth Dam Irrigation Project - P-ET-AAG - 018 - ESIA Summary


This report deals with Environmental and Social Impacts Assessment of Belchit medium earth dam irrigation project located in Amhara National Regional State. Belchit medium earthen irrigation dam is one of the irrigation development projects in East Gojam Zone, Awabel Woreda, specifically the irrigation headwork will be situated at Shebela Abkestit kebele, Shebela Gote, proposed to irrigate about 900 ha of land. The proposed command area is found both in the left and right side of the river course.

The project proponent is Amhara National Regional State Water, Irrigation and Energy Development Bureau (ANRS BoWIED) while this EIA study is conducted by the Amhara Design and supervision works Enterprise (ADSWE) which is certified by the Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate change to carry out Environmental Impact Studies.

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