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Kerkebet sub-zone: Farmlands put under integrated farming in good condition

150 hectares of millet and barley cultivation that was put under integrated farming for the first time in the plains of Entratega and Debet-Asgun, Kerkebet sub-zone, are in good condition, stated Mr. Humed Ela Ali, Administrator of the sub-zone. Kerkebet, 4 October 2010 – 150 hectares of millet and barley cultivation that was put under integrated farming for the first time in the plains of Entratega and Debet-Asgun, Kerkebet sub-zone, are in good condition, stated Mr. Humed Ela Ali, Administrator of the sub-zone.

He stressed the need for putting under cultivation the extensive and fertile plains in the sub-zone that was out of agricultural use so that efforts to achieve food security and improve farmers’ standard of living may bear fruitful outcome. Mr. Humed further urged the local inhabitants who were confined to herding activities to give top attention to agricultural practices.   

He called on them to redouble endeavors until such crops are properly harvested. Moreover, Mr. Humed called on the inhabitants of the administrative areas of Amalayut, Hamashdib, Himbol-Kechech, Yekari’e, Dirfa, Lekoyub, Atai, Harienait and Felki to enhance their well-known noble culture of collaboration in gathering the crop harvest of martyrs’ families and needy nationals.

The farmlands were cultivated last August through the initiative of the Anseba regional Administration for experimental purpose, and that they are in good condition. Reports further indicated that farmers in the sub-zone could obtain bumper harvest in the future, provided they sow seeds in July.

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