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Economic development activities being strengthened in Laelai-Gash sub-zone

The flourishing wildlife resource  around extensive and rich agricultural land in Laelai-Gash sub-zone, coupled with the putting in place of infrastructure are making vital contribution in promoting economic development activities, according to Mr. Hintsa’ab Woldu from the sub-zonal administration.

Laelai-Gash, 18 February 2011 – The flourishing wildlife resource  around extensive and rich agricultural land in Laelai-Gash sub-zone, coupled with the putting in place of infrastructure are making vital contribution in promoting economic development activities, according to Mr. Hintsa’ab Woldu from the sub-zonal administration.

He told ERINA that on top of the fertile land yielding satisfactory crop harvest by summer rains, over 100 vegetable farms are being cultivated on 500 hectares around Gash River. Fruits and vegetable farming is also having positively impact on  the overall agricultural activities in the sub-zone, Mr. Hintsa’ab added.

He further indicated that the construction of Gash and Walwalai bridges, which used to be big bottlenecks for socio-economic progress, are facilitating farmers’ activities.

Noting that the installation of electric lines from Barentu to Tokombia semi-urban center is playing vital role in the urbanization of the area, Mr. Hintsa’ab pointed out that service-rendering enterprises in the sub-zone are now in a position of meeting public demand. 

 

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