27 December 2012

Eritrea: Development Programs Make Positive Impact

Keren — The Administration of Anseba region indicated that development programs implemented in 2012 have made visible impact in improving the livelihood of inhabitants.

It made the statement at an assessment meeting during which it was stated that various educational facilities have been put in place at an expenditure of 136 million Nakfa, 85% of which task has been finalized.

The regional Administration further disclosed that potable water supply facilities have been put in place in 7 villages, while electrification process is underway in 15 others. Accordingly, 12 schools have been opened, while 4 Elementary Schools were upgraded to junior level and 2 others to that of High School.

Moreover, instance of communicable diseases is decreasing in line with growing community awareness to this end, according to reports.

In concluding remarks, the Administrator of Anseba region, Mr. Gergis Girmai, pointed out that remarkable accomplishments have been made as regards livestock and horticultural production, as well as soil and water conservation. He further called for enhancement of integrated efforts in this regard.

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