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Rwanda: Kigali – Rwf20 Billion Wanted for ‘Ecotourism Lake’ in Masaka

Rwanda: Kigali – Rwf20 Billion Wanted for ‘Ecotourism Lake’ in Masaka


In a bid to boost ecotourism and bolster flood administration initiatives, Rwf19.8 billion is required to assemble important amenities paving the best way for an ecotourism lake in Masaka sector, Kicukiro district.

Davis Bugingo, the Flood Administration and Water Storage Growth Division Supervisor at Rwanda Water Assets Board (RWB), instructed The New Occasions in an interview on Tuesday.

The completion of an in depth design for the Masaka dyke, a construction essential for creating the ecotourism lake in Masaka wetland throughout the Metropolis of Kigali, has been confirmed. A dyke, as defined by Bugingo, serves as a barrier or embankment to manage water, stopping flooding from rivers, lakes, or oceans.

Engineers emphasize the need of setting up the dyke to comprise water earlier than remodeling the world right into a lake appropriate for leisure actions. This improvement aligns with Kigali’s initiative to allocate 25% of its house for leisure areas.

As soon as the Masaka Dyke is accomplished, it’ll kind a lake, paving the best way for numerous leisure actions.

“Masaka Dyke will create appropriate circumstances for an ecotourism recreation park, instantly upstream and across the lake,” officers from the Rwanda Water Assets Board stated, nevertheless, the particular examine on ecotourism and leisure actions will comply with the dyke’s building.

Bugingo clarified that present research primarily centered on the dyke, the Isaka-Kigali railway, and the Kanombe-Masaka roadway crossing the wetland for flood detention functions.