Case IH supports new training centre for somalian farmers

A pioneering agricultural mechanisation academy in Somalia has successfully produced its first group of graduates, in a significant step forward for the country’s agriculture following decades of setbacks and severely challenging circumstances. Forty young men and...

Kano farmers trained on the use of seed planters to reduce drudgery

Mechanization has been recognized as an essential factor in agriculture development efforts to save labor and time in many farming operations for smallholder farmers. The hand-operated portable seeding machine used for sowing cowpea seeds in large and small fields can...

How To Start Backyard Farming In Nigeria

Backyard farming is a common practice in Nigeria, where many households have a small plot of land dedicated to growing crops. This type of farming is usually done on a small scale, with minimal inputs and minimal mechanization. The primary goal of backyard farming is...

Nigeria: Maize production increase by 60%

The annual production of maize in 2015 was 8 million metric tons but it rose to 20 million metric tons in 2020 which is a 60% increase. This report was given by the Maize Association of Nigeria (MAAN). Abubakar Bello, the National President of MAAN, while giving a...

Revolutionizing African Agriculture with Hi Tech Equipment

FOR AFRICAN AGRICULTURE TO FLOURISH, HI-TECH EQUIPMENT WILL BE NEEDED African agriculture has slowly evolved from the time when a black woman with a hoe in the hands was the default symbol of agriculture in Africa. Over the years, farmers have adopted mechanization at...