Kenya Might Build Dams Worth 2.4 Billion USD to Improve Water Availability

According to the National Treasury’s Public Private Partnerships Directorate, Kenya Proposes to Seek Investors for Assistance in the Construction of Seven Dams at a Cost of 2.4 Billion USD. The Government Intends to Enter Water-purchase Agreements With Investors Who Will Fund, Design, Build, and Commission the Facilities,

According to the Directorate’s Website. According to the Announcement, the System Will Allow Investors to Sell and Distribute Water for Residential and Irrigation Use. The So-called High Grand Falls Dam on the Tana River in Eastern Kenya, With a Capacity of 5.6 Trillion Litres and a Projected Expenditure of 1.3 Billion USD, is the Largest Ever Planned Water Project.

Kenya Spent Billions of Shillings to Aid Millions of People in Need of Food Aid as a Result of the Country’s Worst Drought in More Than Four Decades. A Total of 100 Dams Will Be Built, as Stated by President William Ruto, Who Took Office in September, in Order to Enhance the Production of Agriculture and Improve Water Security.

A Framework for the Government to Acquire Water in Bulk From Investors for Resale to Public Water Firms That Supply Houses and Farms That Irrigate Fields is to Be Provided Through a Number of Revisions to the the Nation’s Water Act, It Mentioned. The Government Will Be Held Accountable for Hydrology and Demand Risk, and at the Conclusion of the Concession Period, the State Will Receive Ownership of the Water Plants. Kenya Seeks to Irrigate 375 864 Acres and Connect 4.25 Million New Households With Reliable Piped Water, According to the Report, Which Did Not Specify a Date.