The Artibonite Department will receive 32 megawatts with the announced construction of a hydro-electric power in the region with the support of Brazil. 500,000 people will have electricity with this project.
In command of UN troops in the country, Brazil has announced funding for a hydroelectric plant in the Artibonite totaling $ 150.000 million U.S. The information was reported by the business newspaper Valor citing Brazilian authorities.
Brazil has already appealed to international donors to support this initiative which will contribute to strengthening development efforts in the country. Engineers Member of the Brazilian contingent of engineering peacekeeping forces have already begun field studies.
On many occasions, Haitian President René Préval had requested the dispatch of engineers among the UN soldiers to the execution of infrastructure projects in the country.
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