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The Potato Seed Store in Mendefera

The EU funded the construction through the ‘Support to the Agricultural Sector/Food Security in Eritrea’ project.


The climate in the area around Mendefera (Zoba Debub) is favourable for production of potato, one of the staple crops in Eritrea. Traditional farming results in a poor yield of about one tonne per hectare; with improved seeds, combined with appropriate farming techniques, yields can easily reach up to 4 tonnes per hectare. Continue reading The Potato Seed Store in Mendefera