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.Read More
Agricultural cooperatives play an important role in enhancing food security and creating sustainable employment for youth, women and marginalized small-scale farmers. Small and medium scale farmersRead More
Afuug is a Somali word. Its meaning is somewhat difficult to translate into English. It refers to the acknowledgement by Somali farmers that they see a yield increase when they grow a crop …Read More
Somalia was previously a central hub for banana exports in Africa. With the industry employing over 120 thousand workers and exports worth 96 Million US Dollars, Somali banana production reached its peak between 1987-1990 exporting mainly to Italy and Middle Eastern Countries …Read More
Access to quality seed inputs is one of the first steps to achieving higher productivity and a profitable farming business. In Somalia there is a need for certified high quality seed, which are true to type and with high percent germination and purityRead More
Research produces knowledge, which is at the heart of the innovation process, which in turn, is a key driver of productivity improvement, economic growth, and global competitiveness. Unlike most other goods produced, knowledge can be used repeatedlyRead More
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