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Cattle ranch and training

Creating cattle ranch and training the harbmen how important of ranch to grassing

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Explain your project idea (2,000 characters)

Nigeria is face with the problem of conflict between farmers and herbsman which has lead to death of many and lost of property. Creation of reach and training of herbsman show importance of cattle ranch to grassing and advantages which will reduce the conflict level and improve there produce.
These project will see to the building of ranch with both expensive material and improvise material , feed creating and composition , use of feed alternative from grasses , planting of grasses that improve cattle growth. Creation of milk bank , and exporting market of cartels.. these project will help both in bringing peace to the country and economic implication of the environment

Who are the beneficiaries? (1,000 characters)

Our beneficiaries are cattle farmers from age 20-55 and their families in the north central part of nigeria benue state

How is your idea unique? (1,000 characters)

Not building of ranches alone but training of farmer on important of ranch and feed creation

Idea Proposal Stage (choose one)

  • Initial Design: I am exploring the idea, gathering the inspiration and information I need to test it with real users.
  • Prototype: I have done some small tests or experiments with prospective users to continue developing the idea.

Tell us more about your organization/company (1 sentence and website URL)

SamshaAYODE enterprises is and agriculture based company that see to solving agricultural problem and food processing

Expertise in sector

  • 3-5 years

Organization Filing Status

  • Yes, we are a registered social enterprise.

In 3-4 sentences, tell us the inspiration or story that encouraged you to start this project.

Everyday kill news and conflict between cattle herbsman and farmers. Unemployment

Please explain how your selected topic areas are influenced, in the local context of your project (1,000 characters).

Peace is influence by colonial tension and ethnic tension in north central part of nigeria. Prosperity has been impact by conflict , planet has been impacted by climate change which has caused food scarcity

Who will work alongside your organization in the project idea? (1,000 characters)

Feed mill ,federal ministry of agriculture , association of cattle farmers and respective state government

Please share some of the top strengths identified in the community which your project will serve (500 characters)

The community has a surplus of young people ready to work

Geographic Focus

North central , Nigeria

How many months are required for the project idea? (500 characters)

35month

Did you submit this idea to our 2017 BridgeBuilder Challenge? (Y/N)

  • No

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Team

Hello!

Your idea sounds very promising. What specifically do you mean by "ranch and feed creation?" Does that involve teaching people how to create the best type of food for their cattle, or does it involve teaching people HOW to feed their cattle more effectively?

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Team

Compound cattle feed is a mixture of various concentrate feed ingredients in suitable proportion. Commonly used ingredients in compound cattle feed include grains, brans, protein meals/cakes, chunnies, agro-industrial by-products, minerals and vitamins. Training them on feed compounding for better result. Feed composition Thanks Vicky for the comment