Somalia: Ministry of Agriculture vowed to expand farming coverage

10687097_706324402788039_3115027068979469020_nThe Somali Media foe Environment, Science, Health and Agriculture (SOMESHA) started to enlarge its connection to the concerned ministries like the ministry of environment, agriculture and health of Somalia and the semi autonomous regions across the nation although concerted efforts are required in order to obtain adequate information regarding the national agric, environ and public health issues in a transparent manner.

The Secretary General of SOMESHA H.E. Mr. Daud Abdi Daud along with other two SOMESHA officers Mr. Mohamed Ahmed Aden and Nur Osmail Sheikh met Somalia’s minister of agriculture H. E. Abdi Ahmed Mohamed Bafo who also heads Somalia droughts salvation tusk force and discussed the current state of Somalia agricultural situation, food security, river floods and climate change issues.

“There is no time to lose by getting “Climate Diplomacy Forum” and will be a historic milestone and those most responsible for the ministries of health, environment and agriculture must adhere to their legal and moral responsibilities for reducing and tackling climate change impacts. Yet, even with urgent action, the world will increasingly experience substantial loss and damage”Said Mr. Daud Abdi Daud

SOMESHA Recommendations:

1. Agriculture is critical for Somalia; Somalia as a continent needs
to ensure that agriculture is included in the 2015 millennium development goals outcome of the
2. Requests the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), AMCEN, FAO, AUC and the UNDP-Africa Adaptation Prograame to strengthen their coordination,
mobilization and harmonization role in Somalia among the high level decision
making institutions/organisations for a common position on Agriculture
and Climate Change.


SOMESHHA and the ministry of Agriculture agreed to work together and build a national based collaboration as the minister also pledged to develop the media reporting hub by the agricultural and development issues and described that role very imperative one with a lot of tangible outcomes including enhancing knowledge and understanding.

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