Tag: Nigeria

SecureFarmer: More productive farmers through technology and mechanisation

Rapid population growth and the migration of rural youth to the urban areas show the importance of increasing agricultural production in Nigeria. But at the same time, a lack of mechanisation options has made it harder to raise yields and increase outputs. Off the back of a credit scheme initiated […]

Using satellite Imagery and GPS for Resettlement Action Plan in Kano, Nigeria

To help prepare a resettlement action plan, Geospatial Research Limited mapped farm plots, households and economic tree crops using GPS and satellite imagery in Kano State, Nigeria. For the first time in history, farmers in these areas saw the full size of their farms, something that allows them to access […]