Babati Irrigation Land Prices Reach Record Levels

Published on 22 December 2009

"The value of land has appreciated because of its productivity following successful implementation of this project," Mr Lugendo said while briefing the United States ambassador to United Nations Agencies in Rome, Ertharin Cousin, recently. Under the World Food Programme and International Fund for Agriculture Development implemented PIDP, over 915 acres of land are under cultivation. Funding for the project which includes USD 3.56 million (approx. 4.46bn/-) food for asset WFP support came from the US government, Irish Aid and other donors.

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