Inhabitants of Kona and Mensura Administrative areas engage in popular soil and water conservation undertakings
The inhabitants of Kona and Mensura Administrative areas, in Gash-Barka and Anseba regions respectively, are engaged in popular undertakings involving soil and water conservation as well as renovation of dirt road.
Barentu, 23 April 2014 – The inhabitants of Kona and Mensura Administrative areas, in Gash-Barka and Anseba regions respectively, are engaged in popular undertakings involving soil and water conservation as well as renovation of dirt road.
The inhabitants of Kona area indicated that the annual community-based activity has given rise to increased harvest, and that active popular participation is being witnessed in the current process.
Mr. Henok Tsegai, head of the Agriculture Ministry’s branch in Barentu sub-zone, disclosed that Kona area is endowed with valuable potential for plant production, and that the inhabitants’ prevailing awareness regarding soil and water conservation is the secret behind such spirit of communal work.
Meanwhile, the residents of Mensura semi-urban center are constructing a bridge in collaboration with members of the People’s Army in a bid to ease transport problem which occurred in the locality during the rainy season.
The Administration of Mensura sub-zone is playing vital role in the process which has provided good exposure for nurturing the culture of work, and the community members asserted readiness to sustain their initiative, reports indicated.
Mr. Tsaedu Hailemichael, Administrator of Mensura semi-urban center, and Mr. Humed Fegi, head of economic development in the sub-zone, stated that the inhabitants have been carrying out communal campaigns since January, and that the process would continue in the future.