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Anseba region: Over 70% of cultivated farmland sown with various seeds

In line with endeavors to achieve food security, over 70% of farmland in Anseba region that is  expected to be put under cultivation in this year’s rainy season has been sown with various types of seeds, according to the Agriculture Ministry’s branch office in the region. Keren, 10 July 2010 – In line with endeavors to achieve food security, over 70% of farmland in Anseba region that is  expected to be put under cultivation in this year’s rainy season has been sown with various types of seeds, according to the Agriculture Ministry’s branch office in the region.

The reports further indicated that the farming community in the region has made the necessary preparations before the onset of the rainy season so as to obtain bumper harvest. 

The head of government garage in the region, Maj. Woldu Tesfamariam, stated that the central government garage in collaboration with the Ministry’s branch office has carried out intensive agricultural activities in advance, and that seeds have already been sown on extensive farmlands.

Maj. Woldu further pointed out that about 35 hectares and 2 mobile garages have been deployed in farmlands in different parts of the region that are operating over 15 hours on a daily basis.

The farmers on their part said that their farmland is being cultivated through modern agricultural machineries and expressed hope that they would obtain bumper harvest as long as there prevails good rain showers. 

Reports indicated that about 68,000 hectares are expected to be put under cultivation in Anseba region in this year’s rainy season.

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