Ethiopia plans to raise 1.5 billion birr in this fiscal year

(EBC; October 11, 2017)- Ethiopia has planned to raise 1.5 billion birr in this fiscal year for the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.

Stakeholders are urged for more effort to intensify the public mobilization toward the construction of the dam.

Since the inception of the Grand Renaissance Dam, Ethiopians from all walks of life have massively contributed for the construction of the project.

The Office of the National Council for the Coordination of Public Participation for the project which is responsible for catalyzing public movement has consulted with stakeholders on its last year's performance and plan for this year.

According to the report last fiscal year the office manage to raise 1.2 billion birr from the public.