The Agriculture Ministry’s branch and the local Administrations in Nacfa sub-zone said that micro-dams in the locality have ensured ample water supply for humans and livestock.
Nacfa, 7 May 2013 – The Agriculture Ministry’s branch and the local Administrations in Nacfa sub-zone said that micro-dams in the locality have ensured ample water supply for humans and livestock.
Reports indicate that water scarcity used to be witnessed in the area due to lack of reservoirs, thus giving rise to increased instance of nomadic movement, and that community undertakings played vital role in tackling the problem.
Mr. Saleh Idris and Mr. Hamd-Nor Mohammed Ali, Administrators of Baqla and Agra’e Administrative areas respectively, pointed out that construction of micro-dams would continue in Rora-Habab taking into account the area’s given water scarcity due to its altitudinal location.
The inhabitants asserted that water demand has been met in the localities following the efforts they exerted in collaboration with the Administration of the Northern Red Sea region, besides the fact that the micro-dams managed to impound copious amount of water.
Mr. Mohammed Saleh Jabera, head of the Agriculture Ministry’s branch in the sub-zone, disclosed that there exist 80 micro-dams and 4 dams in the locality, the majority of which have secured sufficient volume of water.