Asmara, 29 January 2022– The Ministry of Agriculture reported that in 2021 extensive water and soil conservation activities have been conducted across the country and that registered 40% increase from that of 2020.
The report was made at an activity assessment meeting conducted on 27 and 28 January.
According to the report presented at the meeting, extensive water and soil conservation activities have been conducted especially in the Central, Southern and Northern Red Sea Regions including construction of terraces and water diversion schemes as well as planting tree seedlings.
The report also included that with the ample distribution of rainfall commendable agricultural activities have been conducted.
Regarding vegetables and fruits farming, the report indicated that commendable activities have been conducted in the Northern Red Sea and the Central regions.
The participants conducted extensive discussion including on the activities conducted in creating market and loan opportunities, research activities, development of animal green feed, poultry and bee farming and adopted various recommendations.