Over 80% of Eritrea’s population depends on agriculture. In the wider context, this includes herding, nomadism, and fisheries. The sector is the most important for safeguarding food security in the country, both at national and household levels. Eritrea’s rural communities at large, and hence, the majority of Eritrea’s citizens, heavily depend on agricultural production for their livelihoods.
The revival of the agricultural sector and its subsectors, along with job creation across industries, is hence the single most important sector to safeguard and increase food security in the country.
Visions 2030 further seeks the development of a striving livestock sector at large, which shall serve as a powerful source of income in Eritrea’s drought stricken Eastern and Western Lowlands.[…read more on this topic by clicking the button below]
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