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Economic Lessons from Most Unlikely Country – Eritrea

Modern farming techniques in Eritrea
Since 2009, Eritrea has completely weaned itself from the shackles of food aid and has registered consecutive bumper harvests by building more than 400 micro dams and implement vast irrigation farming techniques

By Dennis Owachgiu,

The recent drought and resultant famine that hit the horn of African countries has brought back Eritrea to the spotlight, with analysts saying Eritrea too is suffering silently, though Eritrea’s former Marxist rebel leader and current president Isaias Afwerki still maintains he is not ready to lead another “spoon fed” African country that relies on foreign aid as remedies to internal shortages.  Continue reading Economic Lessons from Most Unlikely Country – Eritrea