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World Food Day, 16 October 2016

World Food Day in Eritrea

Eritrea - 16/10/2016

World Food Day was celebrated at Hamelmalo Agricultural College on 16 October. The event was opened by Amanuel Negassi, adviser to the Minister of Agriculture and Chairperson of the WFD Organizing Committee. This was followed by a speech from Semere Amlesom, Dean of Hamelmalo Agricultural College and a key note address by Arefaine Berhe, the Minister of Agriculture. 

After the speeches, farmers from three Regions in Eritrea were awarded during a ceremony followed by a visit to site demonstrating their soil and water conservation efforts, an eco-dairy training center and an ornamental nursery.