HARGEISA– The cabinet has announced the beginning of a new era in Somaliland where by large scale farming is being introduced in the country.
This is according to a press statement released to journalists by the presidential spokesperson Mr.Mohammud Warsame Jama. The statement read.
During the 18 sitting of the executive branch of government headed by the president of Somaliland H.E Musa Bihi Abdi and his deputy H.E Abdirahman Abdillahi Ismael (Sayli’I) they discussed the expanding of the agricultural output of the country. The president asked the cabinet to make sure his promise to the nation to increase the farming of crops should be implemented earnestly without delay.
Since when president Bihi took the mantle of power from the former government his endeavor has become how to make Somaliland a country that can sustain itself through hard work in increasing production of agricultural products that could make the nation food secure.
The government plan is to make Somaliland realize her ambition to stop over reliance of imported food stuff. Hence the start of the project of large scale plantation in Wajale. Also in the pipeline is the Hahi plantation in Odweine district which is about 900 hectares.
In another development the state is assisting small scale farmers in all region of Somaliland to cultivate the farms. It has already completed the cultivation of 9000 farms owned by households. Last but not least the minister urged citizens to unite in developing their country of Somaliland by coming up with worthwhile projects.