Emerging Eritrean Agriculture in Accordance with Global Competition: A Case Study on Elabered Estate

Osmania Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. 4, No. 1 & 2, pp. 34-44, 2004

11 Pages Posted: 23 Oct 2008 Last revised: 7 May 2015

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Ravinder Rena

Papua New Guinea University of Technology; Polytechnic of Namibia; University of the Western Cape; North-West University; Papua New Guinea University of Technology

Date Written: December 28, 2004

Abstract

This paper explores the Eritrean agricultural production, land and people. It also provides the Elabered Estate, how it increases agricultural yields through using varieties of grains with greater resistance to disease and pests, together with the use of improved farm management techniques and chemical inputs, such as improved pesticides and fertilizers. Thus present paper covers the success story of Elabered Estate of an important player in Eritrean agriculture sector. The paper deals with the concerted efforts made by the Estate to go with the Global Competition. It also highlights some of the problems and challenges of Eritrean agriculture sector.

Keywords: Agriculture, Eritrea, Global Competition, Elabered Estate

JEL Classification: Q1, Q16, Q18

Suggested Citation

Rena, Ravinder, Emerging Eritrean Agriculture in Accordance with Global Competition: A Case Study on Elabered Estate (December 28, 2004). Osmania Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. 4, No. 1 & 2, pp. 34-44, 2004 . Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1288400

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