The residents of Begu administrative areas in collaboration with Gufa administrative area have carried out various undertakings in different water catchment areas.
Keren, 18 May 2016 – The residents of Begu administrative areas in collaboration with Gufa administrative area have carried out various undertakings in different water catchment areas.
Commending the inhabitants for the active role they played in all the developmental tasks so far accomplished and particularly that of women’s contribution, Mr. Haile Ghebrezgihier, head of economic development in Keren Sub-zone, he reminded the people of this respective areas to be attentive in preventing planted seedlings from animal threat.
According to Eng. Andebrhan Tesfabrhan, from the Ministry of Agriculture, who has been engaged in providing technical assistance in all the activities so far accomplished, a construction of micro dam that have been mapped out to be implemented in the near future is expected to impound any drop of water and thus to make due contribution in the efforts being made in water conservation.
The inhabitants of this respective area have expressed eagerness for the speedy finalization of the water reservoir that is planned to be constructed. In line with the soil and water conservation activities, the inhabitants of this sub-zone have constructed 18 km long terraces and have also dug 6300 holes for the planting of seedlings.