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Endeavours Toward Ensuring Food Security

food security in Eritrea
Eritrea ranked food security and rural development as top priorities in its national development strategy.


Ensuring food security is the ultimate goal of the Eritrean government besides other national developments. The government establishes good ties with organizations to its projects.

VITA, the Irish NGO, sent delegations to Eritrea to identify areas for intervention. The delegation came recently to Eritrea to evaluate the progress on the VITA dairy and potato projects under the Teagasc agreement with the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) and explore new strands of collaboration. Continue reading Endeavours Toward Ensuring Food Security

A Report on Potato Seed Production in Eritrea

Light Case Study: Community Led Potato Seed Production, Multiplication and Distribution in Potato Growing Areas of Eritrea

By Pro Intense Africa,

Potato (Solanum tuberosum) is one of the most important crops in the world today. Potato produces more protein and calories per unit area, per unit time, and per unit of water than any other major plant food. Continue reading A Report on Potato Seed Production in Eritrea