Tag Archives: Agriculture

Eritrea: Desert Locusts Inflicted No Significant Crop Damage

BY MINISTRY OF INFORMATION

Effective and concerted desert locust invasion control measures are underway throughout the country and no significant damage has been inflicted on crops and vegetation so far, the public relations office of the Ministry of Agriculture reported. Continue reading Eritrea: Desert Locusts Inflicted No Significant Crop Damage

Eritrea: World Food Day 2020

The Eritrean government’s strenuous efforts to rationally exploit the country’s agricultural potential to ensure food and nutrition security is paying off.

BY MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE

This year’s World Food Day theme is “Grow, Nourish, Sustain. Together.” All our past records indicate that every year has its own challenges and opportunities. We are amid of COVID-19 pandemic. However, we should not be victims of this situation. In fact, we should redouble our efforts to offset the gaps created by the existing situation. Continue reading Eritrea: World Food Day 2020

Abundant Rain Lifted Crop Prospects in Eritrea

Abundant precipitation in late July and early August improved vegetation conditions and lifted crop prospects for main 2020 “kiremti” season crops.

BY FAO

Planting of the 2020 main season crops (wheat, barley, sorghum, maize, teff, pulses) for harvest from November, was concluded in July in key-cropping areas in central and western Anseba, Debub, Maekel and Gash Barka regions. Continue reading Abundant Rain Lifted Crop Prospects in Eritrea

Agriculture Graduates Running Major Farm Projects

Adi-Omar farm project is currently being run by agricultural experts who graduated from different agricultural institutions in the country.

BY KESETE GHEBREHIWET | SHABAIT

Over 1,600 experts in Animal Science and other fields of agriculture, who are all graduates of institutions of higher education, have been working in various agricultural fields of the Eritrean Crops and Livestock Corporation (ECLC). Continue reading Agriculture Graduates Running Major Farm Projects

Eritrea Contend Desert Locust Outbreak with Strong Measures

The Eritrean government is undertaking strong measures to contend the adverse impacts desert locust outbreak that wreaked havoc Horn of Africa countries.

BY XINHUA

The Eritrean government on Saturday said that it’s undertaking strong measures to contend the adverse impacts of the desert locust outbreak as the swarm wreaked havoc across the Horn of Africa, threatening food security. Continue reading Eritrea Contend Desert Locust Outbreak with Strong Measures

Eritrea Agriculture Ministry Releases ‘Small and Medium Commercial Farmers Strategy’

The strategy aims at creating small and medium commercial farmers that engage in highly productive, profitable agriculture value chains linked to domestic and international markets by 2023.

The Eritrean Ministry of Agriculture releases new strategies to promote agricultural production, called ‘SMCFS – Small and Medium Commercial Farmers Strategy’.

BY MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE

The Eritrean Ministry of Agriculture has released ‘Small and Medium Commercial Farmers Strategy (SMCFS)’ at the end of May 2019. According to published documents, the overall goal of the SMCFS is to create small and medium commercial farmers that engage in highly productive, profitable agriculture value chains linked to domestic and international markets by 2023. Continue reading Eritrea Agriculture Ministry Releases ‘Small and Medium Commercial Farmers Strategy’

Eritrea’s Decisive and Instant Measures Help Reduce Fall Armyworm Population

Eritrea witnesses the reduction of Fall Armyworm (FAW) population in the country thanks to the prompt measures taken prior to the upcoming main rainy season.

BY MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE

Reports from all Eritrean regions witness that Fall Armyworm (FAW) population is decreasing thanks to the decisive and instant measures that included rogging out and burning of FAW infected maize taken by the Government and the people of Eritrea prior to the upcoming main rainy season. Continue reading Eritrea’s Decisive and Instant Measures Help Reduce Fall Armyworm Population

Egypt Begins Establishing Joint Farm in Eritrea

Egypt to establish a joint model farm in Eritrea. (Photo: Gerset farm, Eritrea)

BY MENA

The Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation unveiled that work has started in the establishment of a joint Egyptian-Eritrean farm in Eritrea, the seventh such kind of farming projects to be built by Egypt in Africa.  Continue reading Egypt Begins Establishing Joint Farm in Eritrea