The future lies in Vertical Farming


More and more the talk of the global agriculture diaspora centres on the ever increasing global population and the threat of food insecurity. Currently the global agri food system is steeped in money, food wastage and an economical contrived structure that makes it extremely difficult to feed the world. That being said it is not impossible. However fighting the giant that is today’s food system is not the best route to solving food and nutrition issues for developing countries.

In the nation of Singapore, one company has made strides to tackle the issue via vertical farming. This concept has been feature on tech4agri before. However it is no longer a concept and very much a viable agricultural technique. Sky Greens has had created a powerful system to bring fresh grown vegetables to the country’s local food system. For more on their efforts visit this VIDEO LINK.

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About Dr. B. A. USMAN

I started as a field Veterinary officer with the Borno State Ministry of Agriculture and later joined College of Agric, maiduguri as a lecture & a researcher in the Department of Animal Health & Production. I was appointed the Provost of the College In 2003. 2007 I was appointed Hon. Commissioner & Member Borno State Executive Council and later appointed Permanent Secretary with the Borno State Civil Service in 2009. I was the National Facilitator Animal Health, National Programme For Food Security of the Federal Ministry of Agric & Rural Development, Abuja. I'm currently the Director, Veterinary Medicine & Allied Products (VMAP) NAFDAC, Nigeria. I engaged myself in various aspects of the veterinary profession. I'm a practicing Veterinarian & Strong Advocate of #SDGs most especially #SDGs 1, 2, 4 & 5 I founded Sril Group Ltd.
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