Nomadic cattle herders in Nigeria move from place to place in search of pastures and water. Herd sizes range from 100 - 300 heads. Production is mainly subsistence with the... read more →
Cattle milk production in Nigeria amounts to 585,000 tonnes annually which only caters for 40% of annual demand.
The Nigerian poultry industry produces 180 million birds making it the second largest in Africa to South Africa. 🐔
In Nigeria where rice is life, farmers from Kano State produce 1.86 million tonnes out of the 7.2 million metric tons the country consumes.
With deliberate information, #smallholders can produce according to market specification therefore, selling more than 80% of produce and easily accessing credit facilities that support their #farming.
Mobile communications can shatter the isolation of smallholders and create a new food system. In the past, this was close to impossible.
“Farming is one of mankind’s oldest endeavors, and digital technology is one of its newest.” 🌱Verdant exists as the link.