Baki farmers benefitwith from water canals and wells

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Hargeisa (THT) A high level Ministerial delegation led by the Minister of  Agriculture  Prof.  Farah  Elmi Geedole this  week toured  the  recently FAO  built canals and wells for farmers in the western District of

Baki. The agricultural minister during the tour of farms in Baki district of Awdal region was showed the recently built canals and water wells built by funds provided by the FAO and was later briefed by farmers on how they have benefitted  from  the  recently  built canals The farmers, most who were in an

ecstatic mood after one of the canals reached their farms  a month ago. “We don’t have to wait for the

rains any morebut thanks to the numerous canals and waterways, the town is lush and green. FAO continues to deliver direct as sistance such as temporary employment for the rehabilitation of irrigation canals. This is essential for laying  the  foundations  for  building longerterm  resilience. The Somaliland ministry of agriculture has identified this project as akey element of its focus on food security in its new strategy for the Horn of Africa. The Minister of Agriculture was accompanied by the  director general in the ministry Mr. Abdullah  Farah Ismael, the minister personal advisor Mr. Ibrahim Arab, the Ministry

spokesperson Mr. Saad Muse Abdi ,Daria and Mallukuto both FAO official

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