The Government of Rwanda has applied for a Loan from the African Development Bank toward the cost of implementation of Phase 1 of the Muvumba multipurpose water resources development program (Phase 1) in Nyagatare Region and intends to use part of the proceeds of this loan to put in place a Project Implementation Unit (PIU). A Project Coordinator (Dam Engineer) will be recruited as part of the PIU. The main purpose of the program is to reliably supply domestic and agricultural water and hydroelectric power across the Nyagatare region. The proposed dam will have a height of 30.5m and effective storage capacity of 35million m3.
Independent Dam Panel of Experts (IDPE): Water Resources Engineer
African Development Bank (AfDB)