Tag Archives: Logo Dam

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.


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

Eritrea’s Renewable Energy Supply and Youth Empowerment Strategy

Besides ensuring the supply of renewable energy to the Logo developmental pilot project, the 4 MW Logo solar power plant served as a great center of professional development where hundreds of young Eritreans were able to refine their skills in the field.


In previous editions of #UnderstandingEritrea, we have seen that the water at the Logo Dam has been used as potable water and to irrigate small scale commercial farms, thereby improving the living standards of the communities in seven (7) villages surrounding the dam. Continue reading Eritrea’s Renewable Energy Supply and Youth Empowerment Strategy

Eritrea: Misilam Dam

The construction of the 38 million cubic meter Misilam Dam was completed in 2014 and the dam now serves as a big source of clean water to the inhabitants of forty five villages and three cities in the Southern region.


Misilam, a Tigrigna word for coronation, is the name of a mountain in Debaruwa that stands at X481424 and Y1666037, where in ancient Eritrea noblemen used to go for their coronation.

The construction of Misilam Dam, which is named after the mountain, began in 2010 by Seghen Construction Company. Continue reading Eritrea: Misilam Dam

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.


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