Capital Ethiopia Newspaper

Ass’n receives salt iodization machines in donation

The Afdera Salt Producers’ Association in the Afar state said it has received six salt iodization machines worth 2.4 million birr in donation from the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNIICEF). Association Board Chairperosn Minassie Tadesse said that the machines will enable the association realize iodized salt and export plan. The machines are capable of iodizing 450,000 quintals, surpassing the target by 100,000 quintals, he added. Minassie also indicated that the machines will serve for many years as they witnessed high temperature.
(The Ethiopian Herald)