The Agriculture Ministry’s branch in Mendefera sub-zone has awarded on 6 November agricultural apparatus to 41exemplary farmers out of which 12 are women.
Mendefera, 10 November 2013- The Agriculture Ministry’s branch in Mendefera sub-zone has awarded on 6 November agricultural apparatus to 41exemplary farmers out of which 12 are women.
During the occasion, Mr. Habtom Laine, coordinator of exemplary farmers, explained that the exemplary farmers have been working hard in water and soil conservation, reforestation, vegetables and fruits farming, irrigation and livestock production as well as boosting production of honey, eggs, milk and meat.
The farmers on their part appreciated the award and advise they received from the Agriculture Ministry, and expressed resolve to reinforce their activities.
Mr. Eyasu Asefaw, Head of the ministry’s branch in the sub-zone, indicated that the branch office provides advice constantly to the farmers, and called for sustainability of their efforts.
Likewise, Mr. Maekele Tesfamicael, Head of Economic Affairs in the sub-zone, commending the initiative by the farmers, said that there is future program to provide awards for other exemplary farmers.