Africa, being a largely agricultural continent, relies on various types of farming to support its growing population. Below are the most common types of farming in Africa. 1. Irrigated farming This type of farming is predominant in Nigeria, Mali, Egypt, Senegal, and Mauritania. It consists of large-scale irrigation schemes that are used to irrigate tracts of farmland on … [Read more...] about Types of Farming in Africa?
Most African farmers rely on seasonal rainfall for their agricultural production. This means that production goes down drastically during the dry months. Smallholder farmers who cannot afford sophisticated irrigation systems or who do not have access to a water source would be well advised to look into water harvesting and irrigation. Here are a few simple ideas: Use … [Read more...] about 4 TIPS FOR WATER HARVESTING IN AFRICA