SATG Training Students from Zamzam and Amoud Universities

Students from Amoud University, Borama, receiving practical training at the ABIC Afgoi SATG has been offering practical training to students from various universities in Somalia for many years. This year a total of 16 students (six from Amoud and ten from Zamzam...

My Internship at the Somali Agriculture Technical Group

My name is Hamza Omar Sheikh and I am a student completing my bachelor’s degree in agriculture at the Putra University in Malaysia.  I have spent six months interning with the Somali Agriculture technical group (SATG) based in Mogadishu, Somalia. There are two main...

Soil Test – Assisting farmers make an informed decision

Soil is the natural medium for plant growth and development. Assessing soil types and their quality are the essential part for the agriculture productivity. Somalia has different soil types ranging from sandy, silt and clay. The clay soils are known to have more...

Timely Weeding: An Important Resilience Strategy For Minimizing Yield Loss Due To Drought

Weeds compete with crops for space, nutrients, water and light. In doing so, they cause the cash crop (maize, sorghum, sesame, etc.) to produce less yield.

Jilaal Daboo

Jilaal daboo is an indigenous Somali farming practice of planting the field before the Gu-season rains begin. Some farmers realize the importance of planting early – before the rainy season begins – in order to maximize crop production by taking advantage of all the rainfall during the growing season.

Unlocking the Potential of Agriculture mechanization in Somalia

Agricultural mechanization implies the use of various power sources and improved farm tools and equipment in order to enhance the overall productivity

SILSILAD (Chain) Documentary Film

The documentary film SILSILAD highlights PIMS, also known as Promoting Inclusive Markets in Somalia. It is a project centered on promoting effective networks between Somali farmers and processors. Between the two actors, the project is currently overseeing a...

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The Somali livestock industry accounts for about 40% of Somalia’s GDP and is the main income earner … read more

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One of SATG’s main objectives is to disseminate knowledge at grassroots level. A considerable  … read more

A Guide to Soils and Water Conservation

The over-exploitation of the natural resources and the application of inadequate practices for the management and conservation of soils and water have led to low food production, food insecurity and low household incomes in many sub-Saharan countries. As the natural resources…  Read more

From Aarhus (Denmark) to Mogadishu!

My name is Faiza Mohamed, Agriculture student from the Buisness Academy of Aarhus, Denmark. I am currently doing 8 weeks, internship with Somali Agriculture Technical Group (SATG). The reason why I have chosen SATG is that, SATG is a homebased… Read more

To strive for peace and prosperity through sustainable agricultural development

Somali Agricultural Technical Group is a registered non-profit association of Somali professionals and friends of the country dedicated to assisting in the reconstruction of Somalia and its agricultural heritage… Read more

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