The Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA), has set up a greenhouse at the state-run Hargeisa University in Somaliland.
The opening ceremony, was attended by the Minister of Agriculture of Somaliland, Mohamed Haji Osman Jama, Turkish Consulate officials, and TIKA Coordinator for Somalia, Ilhan Turus.
The head of the Faculty of Agriculture at the University of Hargeisa thanked Turkey, saying “It is a great development for the agriculture facility and students will benefit from the greenhouse.”
Hargeisa University is the first to have a greenhouse in Somaliland which will benefit students studying agriculture by getting training.
Turus said: With this project, agriculture and food will significantly improve in Somaliland, thanks to the students who receive applied greenhouse training and the farmers will become more productive.”
TIKA was also appealed to provide aid to the people facing severe water shortages and drought across Somaliland.
The Agency implements sustainable projects to contribute to employment, education, social and cultural activities and the lives of the people in the world.
Turus further said that TIKA will continue to oversee and carry out projects for the benefit of the society in Somaliland.