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Birkito inhabitants undertake soil and water conservation activities

The inhabitants of Birkito area in Segeneiti sub-zone are undertaking soil and water conservation activities on farmlands ahead of the onset of the rainy season.

Segeneiti, 10 April 2015 – The inhabitants of Birkito area in Segeneiti sub-zone are undertaking soil and water conservation activities on farmlands ahead of the onset of the rainy season. The citizens in the locality indicated that  they have been engaging in the construction of water diversion canals and terraces above a micro-dam since January.

The Administrator of the area, Mr. Mebrahtom Tesfamichael, said that the community, in collaboration with members of the People’s Army, have renovated dirt road linking their village with the Asmara-Adikeih route, in addition to soil and water conservation undertakings. He also stated that over 1, 000   land plots have so far been covered within the scheme.

Birkito, located about 25Km. east of Segeneiti, and is inhabited by 270 individuals.

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