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Supporting smallholder farmers will result in higher nutrition in 2050 in Borno State

Ability of large scale farming and installation of food security in the selected area "konduga"

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Lead Applicant Organization Name

Grewa Mayori & Fannami Company

Lead Applicant Organization Type

  • Small company (under 50 employees)

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

Chad Basin Authority Maiduguri. Rice Farmers Association. Anchor Browers. Sorghum Farmers Association.

Website of Legally Registered Entity

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

  • Just beginning now

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


Lead Applicant: In what country are you located?


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

Konduga - Maiduguri

What country is your selected Place located in?


Describe your relationship to the place you’ve selected.


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.


Konduga is a community in Borno State, Nigeria and the center of a Local Government Area of the same name about 25 km to the southeast of Maiduguri, situated on the north bank of the Ngadda River. The population of the Konduga Local Government Area is about 13,400. The people are in hunger and malnutrition.

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


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

Current challenge;

Smallholder farmers in Nigeria remain underprivileged, lacking access to critical information required for their agricultural activities. We are often not able to produce sufficiently for our communities and often see limited incentives to produce more than what is needed for our own livelihood. This is primarily caused by the limited access to the inputs, support services, markets and credit, which would enable us to increase our production and sales volumes.

Probably future challenge;

Shortage of capital, land tenure,population of small farm holders  and fragmented  land,inadequate infrastructural facilities, poor attitudes toward adoption of new innovation and non- availability of transportation and storage means as problems.

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

Provision of farm implement and mechanized farming system by supporting small farmer financially 

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.

They become adequately equip with farm implements and be agar to cultivate many hectares of land.

They may become nutritional and financially stable by the 2050 vision

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

Environment; its the first important theme in my vision because without piece of land a farmer couldn't intend to cultivate, soil fertility, crop type and climatic factor also made into the consideration in the vision.

 Diets; is the immediate needs of human therefore its paramount to improve plant and animals origin diet by supporting and enlightening the individual farmers on the farming of improved crop varieties and potential breed of animal.

Economic; in this aspect efficiency in use of herbicide, pesticide, rodenticide and other expences must be recorded.

Peoples in Konduga localgovernment  must of them practicing Islamic religion and kanuri culrure.

Technology; is the advance knowledge of improved farming system in larger area which use to maximize the production.

Agricultural policy guide and avoid indscriminal use of herbicide and produce  transportation etc

Through a such my vision will actualize.

How did you hear about the Food System Vision Prize?

  • In lecture hall


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Lovely will like to work with you

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