Tanzania Planning $650 Million in Water Projects, Ministry Says

Tanzania is planning at least $650 million in projects to bring more potable water to Dar es Salaam and rural areas, Minister for Water Jumanne Maghembe said.

With Tanzania among the fastest-growing economies in Africa, the government wants to concentrate on irrigation to expand the agriculture sector and water infrastructure projects in the country’s commercial capital and elsewhere, the minister said, according to the Tanzania Daily News.

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