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Governmental and non-governmental organizations discuss ways to enhance contribution for GERD

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Addis Ababa, January 17, 2019 (FBC) – Representatives of governmental and non-governmental organizations are currently discussing ways to enhance the contribution of the public for the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

Ethiopians at home and abroad have so far raised more than 12.3 billion birr for Africa’s largest hydropower project once completed.

Diaspora Ethiopians alone have raised 46 million US dollars through donation and other funding mechanisms.

The dam will start generating power after two years and works were also underway to fully complete the project by 2022.