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Planting Leguminous Trees Could Increase Nutrition and Economic Growth.

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Lead Applicant Organization Name

government

Lead Applicant Organization Type

  • Government (City, State, National, etc.)

If part of a multi-stakeholder entity (i.e. team), provide the names of other organizations and types of stakeholders collaborating with you.

Borno state Government organization

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

  • Just beginning now

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

Maiduguri

Lead Applicant: In what country are you located?

Borno

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

Maiduguri NIGERIA Alternative Titles: Yerwa, Yerwa-Maiduguri Maiduguri, also called Yerwa or Yerwa-Maiduguri, capital and largest city of

What country is your selected Place located in?

Nigeria

Describe your relationship to the place you’ve selected.

My fatherland and I am a citizen by birth

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.

Yerwa, yerwa Maiduguri, also called yerwa or yerwa - Maiduguri, capital and largest city of Borno State, northeastern Nigeria.  It is located along the seasonal Ngadda (Alo) River, the waters of which disappear in the firki ("black cotton ") Swamps of lake chad, northeast of the  city. 

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

1780700

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

  • Maiduguri
  • NIGERIA
  • Alternative Titles: Yerwa, Yerwa-Maiduguri
  • Maiduguri, also called Yerwa or Yerwa-Maiduguri, capital and largest city of Borno state, northeastern Nigeria. It is located along the seasonal Ngadda (Alo) River, the waters of which disappear in the firki (“black cotton”) swamps of Lake Chad, northeast of the city.

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

surely Planting Leguminous Trees Could Increase Nutrition and Economic Growth of Nigeria.

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.

  • Despite the high agricultural potential, Nigeria still faces low agricultural productivity and reliance on smallholder farming. With a growing population and increased demand, the agricultural sector is ripe for market-led growth, from processing to transport to trade. Feed the Future stimulates market systems growth by encouraging private-sector partnerships, fostering agricultural innovation, and expand economic opportunities for smallholders. Through investments in agriculture, resilience and nutrition, Feed the Future is helping Nigeria promote sustainable, diverse and inclusive economic growth

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

Planting of leguminous trees could increase nutrition and economic growth in the country because of the seasonal situation. 

How did you hear about the Food System Vision Prize?

  • Website

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Team

My proudly friend nice job I wish you all the best

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Team

Hello Mustapha,
Only two days is left for the dateline (31st January, 2020) try and have a look at the pocket guide to rectify your work
Regards,
Usama Turajo

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Team

Hi mustapha
The date line for the submission is tomorrow, pls try and published.

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Team

Hi Mustapha Abubakar great to see you joining the Prize!

We noticed your submission is currently unpublished. Was this your intention? We'd love to have your submission included in the Prize. Even if you've not started populating your Vision just yet, by publishing your submission you can make it public for other teams in your region to see, get in touch and possibly even collaborate with you.

You can publish it by hitting the "Publish" button at the top of your post. You can also update your Vision at any time before 31 January 2020 by clicking on the "Edit Contribution" on top. If you need inspiration or guidance, take a look at the Food Vision Prize Toolkit. linked here: http://bit.ly/2X4ZxQk

Look forward to seeing your Vision evolve through the coming weeks.