Benefits of the Bui Project

1. Hydropower generation and water supply

  • The country’s generation capacity will be increased thus enhancing power supply in the country in general and in particular the reliability and security of power supply to the Northern Sector of the country.
  • Reinforcement of the Transmission Network in the Three Northern Regions of the Country

2. Water supply to be improved upon (for irrigation and domestic use)

3. Irrigation: potential irrigable land of 30,000ha; bedrock for massive mechanized farming

  • Food and cash crops
  • Fisheries
  • Animal husbandry

4. Socio-economic

  • Job creation
  • Improvement of educational, health and social facilities
  • Development of transportation networks (access to markets for farm produce)