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Dam and irrigation system of Riviere Grise

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Dam and irrigation system of Riviere Grise

Here is a picture during the inauguration of the dam and of irrigation system of Rivière Grise by President Michel Martelly and the Ambassador of the United States accredited to Haiti, Pamela White

The new dam being built at Rivière Grise is expected to improve the wealth of some 15,000 farmers. The site was visited recently by President Michel Martelly, who announced that the plan was exactly what was needed in the current Haitian climate. On the visit, the president had with him a delegation including Prime Minister Evans Paul. They took the time to tour the site, which began construction in May 2014 from grant funding from the government of the United States valued at $9 million.

Tags: michel martelly, riviere, Riviere Grise, Pamela White, irrigation

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