Tag archive for ‘Agriculture’
minister of commerce
By MGoth On Sunday, May 5th, 2013
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Somaliland:The USAID Partnership for Economic Growth program –hands over to the Ministry of Commerce-Two offices furniture, computer equipment and business registration software

The USAID Partnership for Economic Growth program today  handed over to the Ministry of Commerce, Somaliland two furnished offices with computer equipment and a business registration software. This project is part More...

farming
By MGoth On Friday, May 3rd, 2013
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Somaliland: Historical Decline of Somaliland Agriculture

I read the article written by Mr. Abdirahman, and I consider it a reminder of how one of our vital economic sectors remains untapped. If we go back during civilian rule of ex-Somalia, emphasis was waged on how to More...

farming in somaliland
By MGoth On Wednesday, May 1st, 2013
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Somaliland:The Challenges of Somaliland Agriculture

Somaliland needs badly agricultural policy encouraging technology transfer to increase local crop productions both for small scale farmers and large scale farmers in the country. It is not an easy task; it requires More...

Ferhan shows off his kale from his farm in Ruqi
By Qalinle Hussein On Tuesday, November 27th, 2012
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Somaliland Farmers Learn Math, Reading, and Agricultural Skills

Ferhan shows off his kale from his farm in Ruqi (photo/GoodFood World). (NOTE: We believe this article is important and warrants publication because of its value highlighting the plight of East African farmers. More...

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By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, February 5th, 2012
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Ethiopia records its first banana exports

DIRE DAWA – The Ethiopian Horticulture Development Agency (EHDA) this week celebrated a key milestone as the east African nation began exporting bananas for the first time ever. In a nation where agriculture More...

By Sahra Farah On Thursday, December 22nd, 2011
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Mozambique projects to create 4 000 jobs

MAPUTO — Mozambique’s government said on Wednesday it has approved two investment projects in forestry and agriculture worth $660m that will create around 4 000 jobs. Two companies will run plantations More...

Ethiopia has 1,600 hectares given over to floriculture (Pic: Jose Cendon/AFP/Getty)
By Qalinle Hussein On Thursday, December 22nd, 2011
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Ethiopia in farming boom

ADDIS ABABA — Ethiopia earned US$92 million from the export of fruits, vegetables and flowers in the last five months according to the Ethiopian Horticulture Development Agency. US$74.5 million was acquired More...

The Horn of Africa is experiencing severe drought (IRIN)
By Qalinle Hussein On Monday, April 25th, 2011
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Drought in the Horn – Somaliland’s Ministry portfolios may require reorganisation

The prolonged drought that is currently devastating the Horn of Africa is likely to have a long term impact. Pastoral and semi-pastoral communities have seen their lives blighted, with their livestock decimated More...

Karmjeet Sekhon, project manager for Indian food company Karuturi Global, with crops in Ethiopia's Gambella province. Photograph: John Vidal for the Guardian
By Abdiqani On Sunday, March 20th, 2011
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ETHIOPIA: Rush to buy deal of the century farmland

Locals move out as international contractors seize opportunities offered by government to lease farmland at knockdown rates GAMBELLA — It’s the deal of the century: £150 a week to lease more than More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Tuesday, July 7th, 2009
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Harvest concerns in parts of Somaliland

HARGEISA, July 8 2009 (Somalilandpress) — Authorities in Somalia’s self-declared republic of Somaliland are worried about a bad harvest and potential livelihood crisis for poor agro-pastoralists. Abdikader More...