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Extensive water and soil conservation activities in Eritrea

Eritrea's Ministry of Agriculture has reported that in 2021, extensive water and soil conservation activities have been conducted across Eritrea and that there’s a registered 40% increase from that of 2020

Eritrea 31 JanThe report was made at an activity assessment meeting conducted on 27 and 28 January. (Image source: Adobe Stock)

The report was made at an activity assessment meeting conducted on 27 and 28 January.

According to the report presented at the meeting, extensive water and soil conservation activities have been conducted especially in the Central, Southern and Northern Red Sea regions, including construction of terraces and water diversion schemes as well as planting tree seedlings.

The report also included that commendable agricultural activities have been conducted with the ample distribution of rainfall. Regarding vegetables and fruits farming, significant activities have been conducted in the Northern Red Sea and the Central regions.

The participants conducted extensive discussion including on the activities conducted in creating market and loan opportunities, research activities, development of animal green feed, poultry and bee farming and adopted various recommendations.


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