Somaliland:Agriculture Ministry Receives Donation in Form of Seeds worth $2Million

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Burco(BM)-Somaliland minister of agriculture Hon Farah Elmi Mahmoud (Geedoole) today in his office received seeds worth more than $2 Million from LIVE FOR RELIEF AND DEVELOPMENT through ARAHA an international NGO.

In a ceremony held at the ministry of agriculture headquarters, representatives of ARAHA handed seeds worth more than $2 Million, the vegetables and grain these seeds produce are expected to help feed farmers and provide them additional economic opportunities.

Receiving the equipment at the ministry’s headquarters, Hon. Farah Elmi Mahmoud (Geedoole), the minister of Agriculture praised the initiative and said it was a major boost to agricultural empowerment in supplying good and quality seeds to the farmers.

Present during the handover ceremony were the minister of labor and social affairs, minister of state for finance, director generals in the ministry of resettlement, minerals and agriculture and Somaliland ambassador to Djibouti.

ARAHA provides Humanitarian Aid to the needy in the Horn of Africa through the following programs: Constructing long-term community water wells;Food distribution and other emergency aid to areas facing a humanitarian crisis; Empowering poor families with tools that generate income for their families such as water tanker, dairy cows, dairy goats …etc.

Educational projects such as building schools, distribution of school supplies, books, computers labs for schools, and sponsoring students; Building shelters for displaced families; and Orphan sponsorship.

 

 

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