Opening of a Tertiary Canal in Sevqar Community (22/11/2011)
On November 22, 2011 the newly rehabilitated tertiary canal of Sevqar community (Tavush marz) was officially opened with the participation of Armen Gevorgyan, RA Deputy Prime Minister, Karen E. Robblee, Public Affairs Officer at Public Affairs Section in the US Embassy Yerevan, Armen Ghularyan, Tavush marz governor.
MCA-Armenia Program rehabilitated 16.4 km of Sevquar Tertiary Canal. The overall MCA-Armenia investment into Sevqar Tertiary Canal is around USD 444,082 and the community share is USD 44,798. Before rehabilitation of the canal the lands were irrigated by rainwater. After rehabilitation it is possible to irrigate around 220 hectares of land.
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