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Jordan - Northeast Ghor Irrigation and Rural Development Project (English)

Project works include: (i) 2 diversion weirs and siltation reservoirs; (ii) 55 km of pipeline and a distribution network to serve, by sprinkler irrigation, a total of 2,760 ha net; 30 km of farm roads; (iii) land leveling of about 3,000 ha and title drainage of about 520 ha; (iv) rehabilitation works on the existing East Ghor Canal; 2 assembly markets and packing and grading stations; (v) treated water supply system for construction of about 10 villages; (vi) 3 new health centers and extension of an existing center; (vii) about 150 classrooms and a vocational training center; (viii) improvements to about 60 km of roads; and about 10 community development centers.


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    Jordan - Northeast Ghor Irrigation and Rural Development Project

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Jordan - Northeast Ghor Irrigation and Rural Development Project (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.