-The United State has honoured a farmer who depends on less soil to produce fresh fruits and vegetable.
-She uses mechanism known as hydroponics which does not need soil to grow crops –
-The mechanism helps people without land access to get food for survival
United States has honoured a Nigerian national doing something extraordinary in the agricultural sector.
Angel Adelaja is the owner of Fresh Direct Nigeria, a company that is concerned with agricultural production. She uses mechanism known as hydroponics which does not need soil to grow crops.
The system also does not use ordinary water, it produces 15 times more than normal farming. Since the inception of the company in 2014, Adelaja has been helping communities without land access in crop production.
She returned to Nigeria from American with the aim of contributing to the nutrition-consciousness of Nigerians.
In Kenya a University don was awarded for her outstanding contribution to the development of the Animal Genetic Resource Characterization and Inventory and Monitoring (AnGR-CIM) tool for Africa.
Ann Muigai was recognised for her invaluable dedication to the conservation and preservation of the indigenous genetic resources in Africa.
AnGR-CIM tool is Africa’s first comprehensive paperless data capture tool designed to provide a platform for collecting robust data across African member states on indigenous animal genetic resources.