Wednesday, 25 November 2015 02:53 | Written by Kesete Ghebrehiwet |
“Eritrea fully appreciates the complexity, the scale and the consequences of climate change. The strong linkage that climate change has with poverty, food security, underdevelopment, diseases and degradation of the environment is obvious to us,” Said Eritrea’s Minister of Land, Water and Environment, Mr. Tesfai Ghebreslasie, during a Conference on Climate Change held last Wednesday 18 November 2015 at Casa Degli Italiani in Asmara.
Wednesday, 18 November 2015 09:19 | Written by Mela Ghebremedhin |
The mainstream media has, of late, latched on to this queer “fascination” – obsession may be a more appropriate term – with Eritrea. I fully understand the “agitation”.
Eritrea is a very fascinating and mysterious place if you have never been to the country or do not hang out with Eritreans in the Diaspora. But that’s the secret of its beauty, discrete but proud at the same time, like its citizens.
Wednesday, 04 November 2015 10:09 | Written by Rigat Tesfamichael |
Women have always had a more pronounced symbiotic connection with nature and the environment throughout time; and this relationship has assumed greater primacy especially in the last half century. The impact of women on the environment and the effect of environment on the health and well being of women are in fact so obvious that discourses on environmental safety and the provision of sustainable energy will remain incomplete if they gloss over these critical dimensions.
Wednesday, 04 November 2015 03:06 | Written by Kesete Ghebrehiwet |
It is a common knowledge that reforestation and generally soil and water conservation activities are decisive factors for ever booming agricultural undertaking. Thus, soil and water conservation activities are determiners for food security. Reserving water during the rainy season through construction of terraces, planting of seedlings and impounding water in strategic dams and other reservoirs are reasons for a sustainable agricultural harvest. Engaging themselves in different water and solid conservation activities, besides agricultural activities on plains, the inhabitants of Mendeferea Sub-zone have started cultivation on terrains.
Friday, 30 October 2015 09:03 | Written by Kesete Ghebrehiwet |
Prof. Tadese Mehari, Chief Executive Director of Eritrea’s Institutions of Higher Education, has recently been on vacation to the US. His visit coincided with the annual Festival of Eritrean community members residing in the US. He conducted a seminar from 7th to 9th August 2015 to Eritreans in Washington DC, and from 15th to 17th August to Eritreans residing in Oakland, California, as regards the current situation of Eritrea’s higher institutions of education.
Saturday, 24 October 2015 11:55 | Written by Kesete Ghebrehiwet |
Any success in Eritrea’s educational sector is mainly a result of a sound policy, which gives an easy access to every national willing to get educated and thereby reach a higher realm of excellence provided that a student meets the qualification standards set by the institutions of higher education.
Wednesday, 21 October 2015 03:17 | Written by Kesete Ghebrehiwet |
Eritrea continues to offer tuition free access in all levels of education. As a result, a number of students have been joining the seven institutions of higher education. Just right after the establishment of the new institutions of higher education back in 2004 and 2005, all institutions of tertiary education started to offer courses under the guidelines of the respected ministries associated with their field of study.