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Inhabitants of Emberemi area to continue engaging in soil and water conservation activities with a view to raising agricultural output

The inhabitants of Emberemi Administrative area, Massawa sub-zone, said that they would continue engaging in soil and water conservation activities with a view to ensuring effective utilization of summer river flows from the highlands and thereby raising agricultural output.

Massawa, 02 May 2014 – The inhabitants of Emberemi Administrative area, Massawa sub-zone, said that they would continue engaging in soil and water conservation activities with a view to ensuring effective utilization of summer river flows from the highlands and thereby raising agricultural output.

The sustained undertaking is also aimed at restoring previous damages caused by heavy rainfall on agricultural areas, and hence the renovation and construction of water diversion canals.

Mr. Abdelkadir Ali, Administrator of the area, disclosed that a total of 200 manpower and 50 pairs of oxen are involved the communal venture which is being conducted on daily basis, and that around 300 cubic meters of water catchment walls have been built.

Reports indicate that Emberemi area is endowed with a potential of 2,000 hectares for farming which can be put under cultivation based on two-season rainfall and irrigation.

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