How water and sanitation affects school attendance
In a country with over 20 million children out of school, a project has shown that clean water and sanitary toilets are means to get and keep children in school.
December 16, 2021
Safer use of agrochemical trainee solving challenges of urea transportation in Northeast Nigeria
Meet Ahmed, a computer scientist and participant who benefitted from the Feed the Future Activity agripreneur training. He is addressing a major barrier to farmers’ access to fertilizers in the Northeast.
December 15, 2021
Aisha and her family were hard hit by the insurgency in Yobe state, losing some members of her extended family and her business. She was able to recover, thanks to support from the BRICC program.
December 14, 2021
How the BRICC Program is transforming farming communities in Yobe state
With many farming communities in Northeast Nigeria struggling with climate change, many are looking for sustainable ways to survive. Here is how BRICC is supporting with climate-resilient practices.
December 13, 2021
Building resilient young farmers through partnership with the private sector
See how the Rural Resilience Activity is improving the livelihood of 600 youths in Borno, Adamawa, Yobe, and Gombe states, under the agripreneurship initiative with Intrio Synergy Limited (ISL).
November 30, 2021
Farmers’ Field School: Government official improving livelihoods of women farmers
Meet Hajia Fatima Isa, the Zonal Coordinator of the Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development in Southern Borno, who set up two Farmers Field Schools to empower women farmers in Biu, Borno State.
November 29, 2021
Addressing food insecurity through urgent food assistance and kitchen gardening
Food insecurity continues to pose a huge concern for conflict-affected households in Northeast Nigeria. Mercy Corps is sustaining access to food and nutrition through implementation of the ADAPT program.