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Agriculture in Eritrea

  • Africa's Economic Future Depends on Its Farms

    BOTSWANA, 2017/10/16 At the same time as the economies of Nigeria and South Africa recently rebounded, it wasn't oil or minerals that did the trick. It was agriculture. Faster and additional sustainable agricultural increase is crucial not only to the continent's economy, but as well to its ability to feed and employ its surging people. Agriculture still accounts for a quarter of gross domestic product and as much as two-thirds of employment in sub-Saharan Africa. In fact, agricultural increase has the biggest impact on non-farm gain and reducing poverty.
  • Eritrea, Massawa, camel-driver

    ERITREA, 2013/09/01 Farmers in Adi-Berbere Administrative area, Elabered sub-zone, said that they would promote irrigation farming on the basis of effective harnessing of water resources, and thus improving their livelihood. They further indicated that construction of micro-dams in the locality has made visible impact in improving the socio-economic wellbeing of the community. Part the farmers, Mr. Hamd Ali Hijai and Mr. Humed Idris Humed disclosed that the dams have enriched the underground water potentials in their environs, and that subsequently the request in connection with potable water for humans and livestock could be met. They as well pointed out that the inhabitants are preparing to put additional land area under cultivation.
  • Africa: Can Africa Satisfy Its Hunger?

    BOTSWANA, 2013/04/02 Africa frequently experiences food shortages, although its 900 million farmers could feed the continent, inclunding supplying other parts of the world. But for this to happen they need the support of politicians.
  • Farmers in Habero Sub-Zone 2012-10-15

    ERITREA, 2012/10/15 The Agriculture Ministry's branch in Habero sub-zone called on farmers to strengthen crop follow-up concerning instances of inopportune rainfall and insect swarm.
  • Agriculture Infrastructure Under Implementation 2012-09-25

    ERITREA, 2012/09/25 The Administration of Halib-Mentel Administrative area said that agriculture infrastructure is under implementation in the surrounding of the Dam in the locality with a view to launching integrated irrigation farming on 10 hectares.
  • Agricultural Research Center Playing Vital Role 2012-09-15

    ERITREA, 2012/09/15  Irrigation and dairy farmers in Mendefera sub-zone lauded Halhale Agricultural Research Center for the technical advice it has ensured to that end. Upon organizing an excursion to the research center, they indicated that it is witnessing an impressive evolution as regards compiling data for various select cereals and fruits, and that such exposure has visibly fostered new insights in their respective domains of farming.