The 30-40-30 fruit development project under implementation in South Region is a new perspective that has been transforming the livelihood of farmers and pastoralists, according to Agriculture Bureau Head of the region.
South Region Agriculture Bureau Head with the rank of Deputy Chief Administrator, Usman Surur told ENA that the project is a means of lifting farmers and pastoralists out of poverty.
According to him, the project is changing the livelihood of farmers and pastoralists, and created new perspectives from the usual trends of the agricultural production.
Citing the success of the 30-40-30 fruit development project in the region, the bureau head said the project will be expanded to all areas of the region as the inhabitants are benefiting from the large-scale production of avocado, banana, papaya and apple.
Many people in various areas of the region have indeed benefited during the first year implementation period of the development project as the project entered its second year of implementation.
Recall that the 30-40-30 fruit development project is a program in which a farmer or a pastoralist benefits by planting 30 fruit seedlings in the first year, 40 in the second year, and 30 in the third year.
Source: Ethiopian News Agency