In preparation for the 2021 wet season harvest, our BRSA II project funded by European Union in Nigeria and GIZ Nigeria & ECOWAS is distributing Purdue Improved Crops Storage (PICS) and normal produce storage bags to the 1,200 beneficiary farmers. Each farmer will get 10 bags in total. Pictures below show leaders of the BRSA Village Savings and Loan Associations (VSLAs) receiving the bags on behalf of their members.
An increase in the contamination of water bodies with agrochemical farm inputs has spurred new thinking that farmers wind down on their use of such inputs.
The American University of Nigeria (AUN) and Yola-based Standard Micro Finance Bank has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to disburse cash and agricultural inputs to vulnerable returnee farmers in Adamawa communities.
On Wednesday, AUN and Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) launched “Building Resilience Through Sustainable Agriculture” in Mubi.