Tag Archives: Misilam 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: 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