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Eritrea Introduces Minimum Integrated Household Agricultural Package (MIHAP)

MIHAP is an initiative developed and implemented since 2013 by the Ministry of Agriculture for self-sufficiency of small farm households in Eritrea.

The total cost of establishing MIHAP for each beneficiary household is USD 4,000 and the payback period is a maximum of two years.

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In Eritrea, Minimum Integrated Household Agricultural Package has bee introduced by the Ministry of Agriculture whereby each household/ family will acquire one improved cross-breed dairy cow or 6 shoats (to be kept inside and fed through cut and carry), 25 chicken, 2 bee hives, a vegetable plot and 20 trees (10 fruit trees, 5 leguminous trees like moringa, leucinia, pigeon pea etc. as feed supplement to the cow, 5 trees for fire wood) in addition to the land used for crop production. Continue reading Eritrea Introduces Minimum Integrated Household Agricultural Package (MIHAP)