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Residents of Medina said the ongoing gardening project at the Prime Minister’s Office is a lesson for us to participate in urban agriculture in our area.
The Prime Minister’s Office organized a gardening tour and food sharing with 220 women from all 11 sub-cities of Addis Ababa.
Head of the Prime Minister’s Office and Minister of Cabinet Affairs Teferi Fikre said at the same time. There is a lot of gardening going on inside the Prime Minister’s Office.
He encouraged ordinary people as well to take part in solving this great task: “One of the things you and other people can do is keep up the pressure … there are going to be some difficult decisions for government”.
Residents who have experienced today’s program also said that they should be role models for their communities.
He also said that the office of the Prime Minister and the local agricultural coordinators will be supported.
State Minister for Good Governance and Services, Alemtsehai Paulos, said in the Prime Minister’s Office: In addition to gardening, livestock, fish and fodder are being developed in the yard, he said.
“This shows that open land should be used and that gardening can be grown anywhere,” he said.
It is also possible to grow garden plants on the walls using specially used furniture.
“Every two weeks, we are distributing vegetables to low-income groups,” he said.
He also called on all citizens to work for sustainable livelihoods by moving beyond the stereotype and gardening.
The women of Medina who attended the experience-sharing program: He said he was impressed by the gardener’s visit to the Prime Minister’s Office.
He further added that they will use the experience gained during the visit to cultivate their garden without any shortage of space.
In particular, he said, they have gained experience in cultivating gardening using used materials and converting waste into fertilizer.
In addition to applying the experience, they also share it with their families and the local community.