Agriculture is the key sector in most developing countries. It has a key role to play in enabling them to accomplish developmental goals, including self-reliance, growth and equity. Food production is a fundamental problem is many developing countries, including Eritrea. Continue reading The Gash Barka Effect: Aligder Agro-Project→
IN countries like Eritrea where there is scarcity of rainfall, it’s essential that Governments and the community seek alternative solutions to alleviate water problem. That alternative solution, mainly, is catching every drop of water through building water catchment schemes and constructing micro and macro dams.
Increasingly, the threat of environmental degradation has garnered attention as an important developmental issue. Currently, there is a strong consensus that environmental degradation can negatively affect humans and other species, and direct consequences include aspects of global warming, torrential rains or little-to-no rain, and desertification.
Notably, aspects of degradation are quite apparent in newly developing nations; for example, a recent World Risk Report categorized African nations, as being “High” or “Very High” risk for environmental degradation due to their exposure and vulnerability.”[i] Continue reading Environmental Protection in Eritrea→
The Association for Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and Central Africa (ASARECA) that just concludes its 2nd biannual General Assembly in Bujumbura, Burundi from 9th – 13th December 2013 have chosen Eritrea to host the next General Assembly. Continue reading Eritrea to Host General Assembly of ASARECA→