Cunha Canal project to proceed with Norway funds

The World Bank has determined that the impact of the Cunha Canal meets its threshold for both the social and environmental aspects enabling the project to move forward.

The Cunha Canal project is to be financed with funds garnered through Guyana’s forests partnership with Norway. The US$1.91 million venture is projected to increase the real time drainage capacity of the East Demerara Water Conservancy (EDWC) by up to 30%.

The Cunha Canal which discharges into the Demerara River from the EDWC has not been working at its maximum capacity  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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