“Over the past five years Ireland has committed over a million euro to projects in Eritrea. Over 20,000 Eritrean families have been directly helped.”
Cattle improvement programme is about "technology transfer and capacity building and not about traditional aid" - John Weakliam, CEO, Vita.
Early results for the dairy farmers involved show a doubling of the milk yield, while the potato trials look set to double potato crop harvests.
Sustainable seed potato production aims to improve livelihoods.