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President commissions a new pump house – Nyakomba Irrigation Scheme

President Mnangagwa

President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Wednesday commissioned a new pump house for the Nyakomba Irrigation Scheme at Chatindo Secondary School in Nyanga Manicaland province.
Speaking during the commissioning ceremony, President Mnangagwa said the $15 million scheme is expected to assist families in the community become self-sufficient.
The Nyakomba Irrigation Scheme, which was built in 1985 through a joint partnership between Zimbabwe and Japan, has a total of 761 hectares, benefiting about 1200 households and was affected by floods in 2006, before being rehabilitated and expanded between 2016 and 2019.