Benishangul-Gumuz is a region in northwestern Ethiopia to the border of Sudan. The region’s capital is Assosa. The name of the region comes from two peoples that are called Berta and Gumuz .
Beninshangul-Gumuz is a region with lots of development happening.Because of this there are a number of reasons to visit Benishangul-Gumuz and it is becoming increasingly accessible for tourists. The Abay River (Blue Nile) divides Benishangul Gumuz, and there was no bridge crossing it until 2012. The major road that connects the Metekel Zone and the Assosa Zone was built by the China Construction Company in 2012. The road has a 365 meter bridge that crosses the Abay. Nowadays it is simple to travel between the regional capital of Assosa and Gilgil Beles, the capital of the Metekel Zone. Previously one had to travel a distance of 1,250 kilometers, but it is now around 378 kilometers on the new road and bridge. The famous Ethiopian grand renaissance dam is under construction in the benishangule-gumuz region.
There is also a lot of culture to explore. Different cultural musical instruments, dancing, dressing styles if your luckym you maight get the chance to expericne a wedding ceremony. Some places that one should see in Benishangule are the cemetry of sheh hojele, ang tog fumarole, Ali spring, Ashemolo, Bejemzi national park, Enzi park, Ejesh cave.
Benishangul-Gumuz region is suitable for agriculture because it has fertile land and can be used effectively using modern farming methods. Agricultural investment remains the top strategy of the Ethiopian government to contribute to the national economy by changing the traditional farming to modern agriculture.