The months of January and February are dry in Anseba, but one will not help notice an oasis in Fiza village around the banks of River Anseba.
Here, the people are busy in their farms, some preparing the farms for planting, others transferring tomato seedlings from the nursery to the farms, while others are weeding and spraying the almost mature crops. The citrus trees are heavy with fruit, while the mango trees are flowering. At the edge of the farms, Holstein Friesian cattle are grazing, while their calves moo in a distance. A young girl is singing as she tends to a clutch of chicks. Everybody seems to be excited and preoccupied about one activity or another. Continue reading Climate Change Adaptation Interventions Improve Livelihoods in Anseba→
Unfolding the situation of terrific drought in Eritrea in the year of 2002 armors to the advocacy of how problems should be addressed. In 2002, when failure in seasonal rain resulted into massive drought, soon, Eritrea issued an alert on the situation in July 2002. And after one month, the Government and the Eritrean Relief and Refugee Commission (ERREC) issued an appeal for urgent humanitarian response. As that gloom heydays, Eritrea had to face the drought situation with 54,000 metric tons harvested agricultural products while the demand at national scale thereby to alleviate the situation was 546,000 metric tons. Continue reading Eritrea’s Iconic Lesson to the Drought Conditions of Ethiopia→