Farmers and herdsmen in Hashferai area express satisfaction with potable water supply on the basis of new dam
Farmers and herdsmen in Hashferai area, Hagaz sub-zone, have expressed satisfaction with water supply that the new dam within has secured for human and livestock purposes.
Hagaz, 17 December 2013 – Farmers and herdsmen in Hashferai area, Hagaz sub-zone, have expressed satisfaction with water supply that the new dam within has secured for human and livestock purposes. They further indicated that they used to travel for a long distance in search of water prior to the putting in place of the dam in collaboration with communities and EDF members.
Among the herdsmen and farmers, Omar Mohammed, Ismail Mohammed and Mussa Osman said that the facility has made positive impact as regards promoting irrigation and domestic farming activities. They also asserted that they would judiciously utilize the ample amount of water the dam has impounded.
Tilul Hamd and Osman Mahmoud, EDF members, voiced conviction that the availability of such water resource is a stepping stone to raised irrigation farming activities, and called for prudent use of water on the part of the community.
The current beneficiaries of the dam’s water reserve comprise the inhabitants of Fana, Badob, Hashishai, Hagaz and Hashferai Administrative areas, according to reports.