The inhabitants of Adi-Kuala sub-zone carried out soil and water conservation activities in all Administrative areas covering a total of 300 hectares of eroded land. Adi-Kuala, 30 April 2012 – The inhabitants of Adi-Kuala sub-zone carried out soil and water conservation activities in all Administrative areas covering a total of 300 hectares of eroded land.
Mr. Firewongel Teklehaimanot, head of economic development department in the Sub-zonal Adminitration, indicated that the inhabitants have been engaged in the popular activity 3 times a week since mid-March, and that agriculture experts in the office have played remarkable role in guiding and advising the communities.
Out of the inhabitants, Ms. Jira Gebrekristos, Mr. Gebrekristos Gebru and Ms. Kibra Alem, said that the accomplishments already registered would be a stepping stone to boosting harvest. They also said that they would continue to be engaged in such community-based campaign so as to obtain consistently improved harvest.
Rev. Tsegai Habte and Mr. Tsige Woldu equally expressed conviction that active participation was demonstrated by the inhabitants of all Administrative areas, and that they have acquired ample experience regarding soil and water conservation.
Mr. Firewongel called on the inhabitants to prepare their farmlands as the rainy season sets off.