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Vegetable Farmers In Dubarwa Boosting Production For Export

Farmers engaged in vegetable farming below micro-dams and water reservoirs in Dubarwa sub-zone are boosting production for export, beyond ensuring food security and stabilizing the local market, according to Mr. Samuel Amanuel, Chairman of fruits and vegetables association in the sub-zone.

Dubarwa, 30 May 2011 – Farmers engaged in vegetable farming below micro-dams and water reservoirs in Dubarwa sub-zone are boosting production for export, beyond ensuring food security and stabilizing the local market, according to Mr. Samuel Amanuel, Chairman of fruits and vegetables association in the sub-zone.

He explained that that the land for cultivation increased from 850 hectares to 1,500 hectares as a result of the expansion of activities. Mr. Samuel indicated that the association’s main objective is creating conducive ground for the mutual benefit of producers and consumers, besides enabling produces to directly supply their products to the consumers.

The members of the association said that it is making due contribution in providing training, assistance and advice, as well as exchanging experience.

There exist dams and water reservoirs of various size, including the Bidho and Warsay dams in Dubarwa sub-zone.

 

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