MOP, the public works ministry, will be responsible for executing the funds donated by the Government of Japan. They will buy goods and services for dealing with climate change and clean energies, such as machinery and equipment.
Specifically, the ministry will acquire dump trucks, water trucks, loaders, excavators, mini loaders, backhoes, tractors, pneumatic compactors, asphalt spreaders, rollers, and field compressors, among others, to be used in risk mitigation and prevention.
Source: Ministery of Housing and Urban Development (El Salvador)
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