How Digitized Agricultural Extension Service Delivery is contributing to Food security in North East, Nigeria during a Pandemic like COVID-19.  ( 5 Minutes Read)

How Digitized Agricultural Extension Service Delivery is contributing to Food security in North East, Nigeria during a Pandemic like COVID-19. ( 5 Minutes Read)

The Agricultural sector is one of the most important sectors globally. In Nigeria, it employs over 30% of the population, with the larger percentage found in the North, particularly the North-East. While there is some form of modernization in the agriculture sector, a majority of people engaged in production in North-East Nigeria, still practice at a subsistence level. The Federal Government, International Development Organizations, and Private Sector Agribusinesses continue working towards ensuring food security and protecting the livelihoods of farmers amidst this pandemic using various...

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Impact of Mobile Technology in Agricultural Development (4 Minutes Read)

Impact of Mobile Technology in Agricultural Development (4 Minutes Read)

Mobile phone penetration in Nigeria hit 84% according to the Guardian Newspaper, 2018. This is an improvement from 53% in 2016 and this figure is constantly rising. This rapid growth has given rise to numerous mobile phone-enabled services (m-services) in the areas of health, education, agriculture, and entertainment, especially since 2009. M-services present particular opportunities for farmers who in the absence of access to advanced technologies often lack alternative means of getting timely information. Poor and marginalized farmers, in particular, may be able to use their mobile phones...

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Farm Innovation – A Catalyst and Hub for Agricultural innovation. ( 2 minute read)

Farm Innovation – A Catalyst and Hub for Agricultural innovation. ( 2 minute read)

In 2015, Farm Innovation Nigeria was officially birthed and we began our journey to positively change the narratives of smallholder farmers by leveraging technology. Today, we have launched our flagship product “FarmAid”, a digitized platform for agricultural extension and advisory services that provides farmers with Good Agronomic Practices (GAP), animal care, connects farmers to input suppliers, aggregators/off-takers, and Weather and Climate information for climate-smart agriculture and other value-added services in an efficient, cost-effective and sustainable way We would like to take...

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FIN’s Farm Aid Solution is Helping More Farmers Access Extension Services

FIN’s Farm Aid Solution is Helping More Farmers Access Extension Services

FARM AID SOLUTION DEMO DAY IN ADAMAWA AND GOMBE In the 3rd week of February, Farm Innovation visited eight (8) local government areas in Adamawa and Gombe to officially showcase our flagship product - Farm Aid. Farmers and stakeholders in those regions were shown how they could access the platform and what benefits they stood to gain from using the platform. Farm Aid is a web-based extension solution birthed by Farm Innovation Nigeria to provide an efficient way of delivering extension services and products to smallholder farmers. Farm Aid leverages mobile phones to provide digitized...

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