A total of 46 members of the Northern Red Sea Administration have obtained training in Agricultural Extension on the basis of a joint venture with the Agriculture Ministry’s branch in the region.
Massawa, 11 July 2013 – A total of 46 members of the Northern Red Sea Administration have obtained training in Agricultural Extension on the basis of a joint venture with the Agriculture Ministry’s branch in the region.
Speaking at the graduation ceremony in the port city of Massawa, the regional Administrator, Ms. Tsigereda Woldegiorgis, indicated that such training is vital as regards raising agricultural output and improving the livelihood of communities, and called on pertinent bodies to collaborate with the trainees.
Mr. Michael Tekie, the resource person, pointed out that the training course, which involved theoretical and practical aspects, is helpful in introducing modern agricultural techniques and fostering farmers’ mentality thereof. He further called on the beneficiaries of the training to share the knowledge they have acquired with coworkers, and stakeholders to enhance integrated efforts to this end.
Mr. Wolderufael Teklai noted the importance of pragmatic training courses, and equally called on the trainees to demonstrate commitment in national endeavors of improving the livelihood of citizens.
A representative of the trainees expressed satisfaction with the training, and expressed his colleagues’ readiness to translate the knowledge they have acquired into practice.