Tag Archives: Dairy Farm

Dairy Farm Project at Misilam

A prototype project that amplifies the long-term potential of the agro-industry sector

A number of agricultural projects are currently being implemented surrounding the 38 million cubic Misilam dam. The 4000 cattle strong modern dairy farm project is one.

BY BILLION TEMESGHEN | ERITREA PROFILE

The Eritrean Livestock and Crops Corporation (ECLC) has for long carried out several projects to empower dairy farmers and boost milk production in the country. One of their recent endeavors as part of the Logo – Misilam Development Pilot Project is related to modern dairy farming in Halhale, Southern region. Continue reading Dairy Farm Project at Misilam

Logo Dam is Just the Beginning

The Logo dam project at Adi Halo is not just about a dam or conserving water. It was built to serve as a pilot project that functions as a center of a multifaceted development project by utilizing both land and water resources.

BY BILLION TEMESGHEN | SHABAIT

As global warming keeps threatening the inhabitants of our planet, Eritreans have been working hard on their piece of earth to fight desertification, erosion, and the scarcity of water. In Eritrea, “every drop of water must be saved and stored at all costs”; they even made that their slogan associated with projects related to water and food security, the provision of social services, and industrialization. Continue reading Logo Dam is Just the Beginning

Cattle Artificial Insemination Services in Eritrea

The Ministry of Agriculture has adopted the Artificial Insemination technique since 2017 to maximize the production of milk.

BY RUTH ABRAHAM | SHABAIT

As part of its efforts to modernize agriculture, the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) has introduced a new technique of fertilization of dairy cattle, Artificial Insemination, mainly aimed at maximizing the production of milk. Continue reading Cattle Artificial Insemination Services in Eritrea

Azieb Poultry: A Time-tested Private Firm that will Further Prosper

Exemplary women entrepreneur. Mrs. Azieb Tsegay started her diary business with only two cows. She now transformed it in to a successful, over 100 cows small-scale industrial diary business.

BY RANDA OSMAN | SHABAIT

The journey to success is like a wall that must be climbed in a step by step manner with patience and persistence.”

These are the words of an initially desperate housewife who sold chicken in her neighbourhood to make ends meet and has decades later grown to be one of the most successful entrepreneurs in Eritrea through her relentless hard-work, overcoming countless obstacles and challenges. Continue reading Azieb Poultry: A Time-tested Private Firm that will Further Prosper

Just What is Your Point Martin Schibbye?

Martin Schibbye wrote a very confusing and difficult-to-follow article on “Blankspot” about Eritrea with a very ambiguous title yet no substance. We can’t help but ask what he actually is trying to discover.

BY ALEM FISSHATZION

Martin Schibbye wrote a very confusing and difficult-to-follow article on 25th March 2018. The article was posted on his own website “Blankspot” and was in Swedish. The article was supposed to be a coverage on Eritrea with the very ambiguous title: “Will the president’s cows prove to be decisive factor in Eritrea’s future?”  Continue reading Just What is Your Point Martin Schibbye?

Ireland and Eritrea: Promoting Development and Food Security

Seamus Crosse (Greenfield Dairy Solutions); Conor Ryan (Dovea); Professor Gerry Boyle (Teagasc director); Ger Ryan (general manager, Dovea); and James O’Loughlin (Teagasc), at a meeting of the Dovea Genetics, Teagasc and Vita partners in the cattle breeding programme in Eritrea

By Dr. Fikrejesus Amahazion,

In 1994, Eritrea released the Macro Policy Paper (MPP), articulating a broad national development policy with a special focus on agriculture. Specific points raised in the document include: the need to create of a modern, technologically advanced and competitive agricultural sector; the importance of producing high value agricultural commodities through the development of irrigation and water collection systems; how to better utilize water for irrigated agriculture and new irrigation schemes; and the need to promote research and extension. Continue reading Ireland and Eritrea: Promoting Development and Food Security