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Kerkebet Dam: Birth of a Lake

Kerkebet Dam is the biggest man-made dam in Eritrea
By far, the 330 million cubic meters capacity Kerkebet Dam is the biggest man-made dam (lake) in Eritrea. This massive dam became possible through integrated teamwork of local construction companies, local communities, members of EDF, and regional and sub-regional administrations at a total cost of 1 billion Nakfa.

BY KESETE GHEBREHIWET | SHABAIT

Eritrea’s resolve to develop and bring about social change has been seen in its Government’s determination to transform its agriculture hinged on building dams. The construction of Kerkebet dam, the largest dam in Eritrea, is a case in point. Continue reading Kerkebet Dam: Birth of a Lake