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Food Security through Wheat Productivity

Food security is a prime goal of the Eritrean government. Wheat production in Eritrea
Efforts are underway to close the gap between domestic wheat production and consumption demands.  The national wheat project aims at improving wheat breeds, species and technologies to maximize wheat production.

BY HABTOM TESFAMICHAEL

Food security is a prime goal of any nation with the intention of guaranteeing access to food for all and its timely availability. Wheat is an important staple crop to most of the world’s population. Its demand is predicted to increase in the future as the global population increases.

Similarly in Eritrea, it is one of the highly demanded cereals. But domestic production has been fluctuating and generally it is lower than the consumption demand and thus the rest is imported. Therefore a sound wheat production policy is very imperative to secure its availability. Continue reading Food Security through Wheat Productivity