Eritrea production of fruits and vegetables

Eritrea: Food for Today and the Future

On 16 October, World Food Day was observed in countries across the globe, including Eritrea. Among the most celebrated days on the international calendar, WFD is all about “promoting worldwide awareness of hunger and mobilizing global action for the future of food, people, and the planet.” In accordance with the underlying goals and general significance […]

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The Mislam dam has a capacity of 350 million cubic metres and provides clean water to the towns of Dekemhare, Debarwa, Mendefera, and smaller surrounding towns.

Eritrea’s Msilam Dam to Bolster Food Security

Facility to potentially host the African Development Bank’s Special Agro-Industrial Processing Zones initiative Eritrea has a long coastline on the Red Sea but limited fresh water. Its erratic rainfall has left most of the country arid. This is a challenge for Eritreans who depend on agriculture and livestock for their livelihoods. But things are changing. […]

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UN Says 22.4 million People in the Horn of Africa Severely Food Insecure

UN-OCHA: 700,000 people (Kenya), 1.6 million people (Somalia), 6.1 million people (South Sudan), 7.9 million people (Ethiopia) and 6.2 million people (Sudan) are food insecure. BY XINHUA The United Nations Office for Humanitarian Affairs (UN-OCHA) revealed on Wednesday that 22.4 million people in the Horn of Africa region need food aid.

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EU Participated at the Baseline Survey Meeting of a Food Security Project in Eritrea

The project called ‘Support to the Agricultural Sector/Food Security in Eritrea’ is funded under the 10th EDF and has a total budget of €40.7 million. BY EU DELEGATION IN ERITREA The Ministry of National Development and Ministry of Agriculture called for a meeting to validate the baseline survey in support of the ‘Support to the Agricultural […]

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Eritrea: Coping with Climate Change

By Fikrejesus Amahazion (PhD), According to the World Bank (WB), climate change, which will involve more droughts, floods, heatwaves, and other severe weather conditions, poses a great global threat, particularly to poor, vulnerable, marginalized populations, who are often hardest hit by its effects. Notably, multiple stressors, including the spread of HIV/AIDS, the implications of global […]

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Eritrea Adopts 2013 National Agricultural Development Plan

By TesfaNews, The gold rich state of Eritrea, through its Ministerial Cabinet, adopts the country’s integrated Agricultural Development Plan and its budget for the year 2013. After assessing the accomplishments registered over the past 5 years to promote livestock and crop production, the cabinet discussed action plans focusing on soil and water conservation, raising the […]

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