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Call for reinforcing effort in water and soil conservation
Posted on Tuesday January 02, 2018

Mr. Arefaine Berhe, Minister of Agriculture, said that soil and water conservation has significant contribution in boosting agricultural production and called on administrators to give utmost consideration and encourage residents to conduct sustainable popular campaigns to that end.

Barentu, 02 January 2018- Mr. Arefaine Berhe, Minister of Agriculture, said that soil and water conservation has significant contribution in boosting agricultural production and called on administrators to give utmost consideration and encourage residents to conduct sustainable popular campaigns to that end.

At an assessment meeting conducted on 29 December in Barentu, Minister Arefaine called for strengthening soil and water conservation popular campaigns, applying crop rotation as well as natural fertilizer and pesticides with a view to augment production.

At the meeting reports were presented regarding crops, vegetables and fruits development, milk and meat, bee and poultry farming, soil and water conservation, livestock health and other activities conducted in the region and the impact they had in improving the lives of the public.

The participants held extensive discussion on the reports presented and expressed readiness to reinforce participation in the development of agricultural activities in the region.

The Governor of the region, Mr. Fesehaye Haile on his part called for strengthening vegetables and fruits cultivation and water diversion schemes for enhanced production.

Livestock vaccination in Anseba
Posted on Tuesday January 02, 2018

In 2017 around 630 thousand livestock were vaccinated in Anseba region against internal and external pests, according to Mr. Michael Tesfaselasie, head of animal health in the region.

 

Keren, 02 January 2018- In 2017 around 630 thousand livestock were vaccinated in Anseba region against internal and external pests, according to Mr. Michael Tesfaselasie, head of animal health in the region.

Mr. Michael pointed out that the vaccination program that was conducted in 90 administrative areas from 131 centers was aimed at ensuring the health of the livestock and guarantee their development.

Indicating that there was sufficient facility and medicine as well as the cooperation on the part of the public and administrations, Mr. Michael called on area administrators to strengthen role in public awareness raising campaigns for better outcome.


Mr. Michael also called on farmers to properly follow the advice provided by agricultural experts and to report in case of observing the occurrence of any threat of health to their livestock.

Message of Best Wishes for New Year
Posted on Monday January 01, 2018

President Isaias Afwerki expressed his best wishes and a Happy New Year to the people of Eritrea living inside the country and abroad, to the Eritrean Defense Forces as well as to friends and well wishers of Eritrea.

Asmara, 1 January 2018- President Isaias Afwerki expressed his best wishes and a Happy New Year to the people of Eritrea living inside the country and abroad, to the Eritrean Defense Forces as well as to friends and well wishers of Eritrea.

In his message President Isaias elucidated that the Eritrean people have emerged victorious against the external hostilities and conspiracies through solid determination and strong resilience and that is powerful indication to the bright future.

Eritrean people welcome New Year with enthusiasm
Posted on Monday January 01, 2018

The Eritrean people welcome the New Year 2018 with enthusiasm and with anticipation of bright prospects.

Asmara, 01 January 2018- The Eritrean people welcome the New Year 2018 with enthusiasm and with anticipation of bright prospects.

This was reflected at the entertainment programs held in different parts of Asmara in connection with the New Year. The participants commented that the peaceful atmosphere they have been enjoying was the result of the strong resilience of the people and Government of Eritrea.

They also said that the New Year is in which they express conviction to resolutely work for higher outcome and stressed on the need to make solemn assessment with a view to preserve the achievements registered and alleviate shortcomings.

Indicating that the self-reliance stance that has been developed during the armed struggle for independence is still being witnessed in all sectors, the observers pointed out that the achievements already registered in terms of ensuring food security as well as the basic social service provision institutions put in place attest to commitment of the Eritrean people.

Mr. Khaled Ahmed and Mr. Imam Mohammed Beshir, Lybian and Sudanese nationals respectively who participated in the entertainment program expressed appreciation for the peace and stability prevailing in Eritrea and whished the Eritrean people a Happy New Year.

Visit to development and historical sites
Posted on Monday January 01, 2018

About 200 staff members of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs have visited development and historical sites in the regions of Southern and Northern Red Sea, and the Gash Barka from 21 to 29 December in connection with the New Year.

Asmara, 01 January 2018- About 200 staff members of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs have visited development and historical sites in the regions of Southern and Northern Red Sea, and the Gash Barka from 21 to 29 December in connection with the New Year.

The visit included development sites in Gahtelai, Massawa, Gelalo, Idi, Assab, Rahaita, Afabet, Nakfa, Sawa, Kerkebet, Haikota, Omahajer, Tesenei among others.

During their visit to Rahaita, the tour participants visited historical heritage sites in the area accompanied by Sultan Abdel-Kader Dawud of Rahaita.

In his briefing to the visitors Sultan Abdel-Kader said that beyond its richness in historical sites and tradition, Rahaita has strong strategic importance and called on the youth to preserve their culture and values and give due attention to traditional youth organization.

The G. D. of Research and Study at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Isa Ahmed said that the objective of the tour was to enable the staff members have first hand information and broaden their understanding on the development activities that are being conducted aimed at ensuring food security and improving the lives of citizens.

The participants of the tour on their part said that they have been able to have first hand information on the historical and development sites and expressed appreciation for the implementation of the big development programs through internal capacity and especially that of the youth as well as the ancient customs that are still practiced in Rahaita.