October 31, 2021

Seminar for Eritrean nationals in Riyadh

Seminar for Eritrean nationals in Riyadh

Asmara, 31 October 2021 – Mr. Alamin Mohammed Seid, Secretary of the PFDJ conducted a seminar for Eritrean nationals residing in Riyadh and its environs on the objective situation in the homeland and regional developments in relation to global developments.

At the seminar that was conducted on 29 October, Mr. Alamin gave an extensive briefing on the objective situation in the homeland and regional developments, as well as on the national security, economic, political, diplomatic, and information programs. Read more

October 28, 2021

Workshop on leadership and organization

Workshop on leadership and organization

Keren, 28 October 2021- The National Union of Eritrean Youth and Students branch in Anseba region organized workshop on leadership, administration and political organization to youth in Geleb and Habero sub-zones, Anseba Region.

The workshop that was held from 21 to 24 October was attended by representatives and heads of NUEYS organizations in the region and was aimed at strengthening organizational capacity of the union as well as empowering the youth. Read more

October 27, 2021

Eritrean Athletics through the eyes of an...

Eritrean Athletics through the eyes of an Athletics Representative

Mr. Mark Derks is an Athletes Representative from the Global Sports Communication Company in Holland. He represents many Eritrean athletes and visited Eritrea for a couple of days last week. Here is a brief from our chat with him. Read more

October 24, 2021

Tourism: The Untapped Attractions of Eritrea In

Tourism: The Untapped Attractions of Eritrea

By Mebrak Ghebreweldi

In this article, I would like to share my personal opinion about one industry for development that is so often discussed: tourism. Before we attempt to invest heavily in tourism, we should ask these questions: What kind of tourism do we want to see in Eritrea?

Do we have adequate infrastructure for sustainable tourism? If not, what can we learn from other countries that are waking up to the devastating and irreparable damage mass tourism has inflicted to the land, the environment and biodiversity? Do we want to see ostentatious five-star hotels, overcrowded sea-sides, plastic bottles, and piles of rubbish left by careless tourists on our seashores or the development of a sustainable, environmentally and traditionally blended, tourism in Eritrea? Read more

October 20, 2021

Promoting Sustainable Land Management

Promoting Sustainable Land Management

By Ruth Abraham

In an attempt to remedy the destructive use of land through overgrazing, overuse of resources, deforestation, and inefficient land tenure system and agricultural practices over an extended period of time in Eritrea, the Ministry of Land, Water and Environment (MLWE) introduced Sustainable Land Management (SLM) in 2012.

SLM was piloted in Serejeka sub-zone, Central region, in 2012 to test a land management system that focuses on Xlmi which is believed to be efficient. Xlmi is a system that allows a household to hold onto farmland for a lifetime. As land allocated this way is passed down from generation to generation as a family property, farmers are motivated to invest in the land. Read more

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