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Commercialization of Jumbo Juicy Guava, a Large Fruiting Juicy Guava that could weigh up to 850grams or more. Not yet known large plantation

The Jumbo Juicy Guava At full grown, 1 - 2 hectares of the Jumbo GUAVA plantation (can have 1,000 plants of Guava) and could yield between

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Lead Applicant Organization Name

Lifecom Global Services, an agro-allied and manufacturing registered company. Registration No. BN: 2175573

Lead Applicant Organization Type

  • Farmer Co-op or Farmer Business Organization

How long have you / your team been working on this Vision?

  • 3-10 years

Lead Applicant: In what city or town are you located?

Ilorin

Lead Applicant: In what country are you located?

Nigeria

Your Selected Place: what’s the name of the Place you’re developing a Vision for?

Kwara State and part of Western Nigeria, including Lagos. We also hope to cover the Northern, Middle belt and southern part of Nigeria

What country is your selected Place located in?

Nigeria

Describe your relationship to the place you’ve selected.

There are no yet known large plantation in this area. 

The is an already market for the Jumbo Guava Fruit and it's juice


There is  enough farm land to cultivate a large plantation.


There are available workforce on ground

Describe the People and Place: Provide information that would be helpful for an outsider who has never been there and may have no context about this Place to better understand the area.

Predominantly Yoruba tribes in the west; Hausa and Fulani in the North and the Igbo people in the East. Moreover,  the vision is also for other migrants from other parts of the world.

Climatic condition is tropical.

The role of Agriculture will be to meet the food shortage currently in the country.

Definitely the fruit will help in improving the health of the population:

10 TOP BENEFITS OF GUAVA:
1. Improve Immunity:
2. Anti-tumor Property:
3. Protects From Cancer:
4. Maintains Blood Pressure:
5. Increases Blood Production:
6. Anti-ageing Properties:
7. Prevents Diabetes:
8. Heals Inflammation:
9. Improves Eye Health:
10. Improves Skin Health:

What is the estimated population (current 2020) in your Place?

180000000

Challenges: Describe the current (2020) and the future (2050) challenges that your food system faces.

Agriculture is not yet fully mechanized leading to food shortages

Address the Challenges: Describe how your Vision will address the challenges described in the previous question.

Improve and increase food production especially fruit of this kind

High Level Vision: With these challenges addressed, now provide a high level description of how the Place and the lives of its People will be different than they are now.

- job creation

A 10,000 trees of the plantation on a 25 hectares of farm land could provide 100 stable jobs and hundreds more casual jobs. 

- food production

10,000 trees of the Jumbo Juicy Guava on a 25 hectares of farm land could produce between 25 - 40 tonnes of fruits


Full Vision: How do you describe your Vision for a regenerative and nourishing food future for your Place and People for 2050?

- provide green belt for carbon emission control

Improve the diets of the population for an improved health status.

- economically, the vision will provide huge job - from the fruit vendors, supermarket and fruit juice producing company

How did you hear about the Food System Vision Prize?

  • Whatsapp

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Thank you so much for the Food Extension Initiative.

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