Peruvian Government Announces Eight Irrigation Projects

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The Peruvian government will implement eight irrigation projects benefiting 8,000 families in the northern Ancash region, President Ollanta Humala Tasso has announced. The projects will irrigate 8,000 hectares of agricultural land and are to be funded through the 1 billion-sol (US$388mn) "Mi Riego" program. President Humala made the announcement after laying the foundation stone of the Cushuroc