Government signs contract to expand irrigation in Guanacaste
On Friday, President Chinchilla signed a contract to expand the Southern Irrigation Canal, located in Cañas, Guanacaste. The project will expand a canal that is currently 8.5 km by 33.4 km and will add irrigation for 8,800 acres of land. Cost for the project is $ 13,820,000 and construction will start in March. Funds are provided through a loan made by the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (BCIE).