Climate Smart Adaptation Strategy

There are elements of climate whose change may negatively affect the activities of the business either directly or indirectly. This strategy seeks to identify those risks and their possible effects on the business as well as finding ways to adapt to them and mitigate them. Risk: Too much rains Mitigation; Use of a green house…

Why Vegetable growing in Africa is becoming Popular

Unlike other food commodities like grains, yams and cassava which are farmed in the rural areas and transported to the cities, vegetables are highly perishable and need to stay fresh to preserve its nutritional and market value. As the size and population of African cities grow, and more people migrate to the cities from villages,…

Success Tips for Urban Vegetable Farmers

Access to land close to the city markets is a huge advantage in this business. You should also arrange for close water sources (wells, bore holes, pipe-borne water etc.) to allow all-year round vegetable farming. Income from vegetable sales during the dry season can be up to three times the wet season prices. As a…