To strengthen Africa’s green revolution, look to the skies

See on Scoop.itAgriculture, Climate & Food security

A continent-wide network of weather stations to gather and provide data could transform agriculture and boost harvests

Bukar Usman (D.V.M., M.V.S.c)‘s insight:

"Effective policy-making relies on availability of high quality data and nowhere is that more true than inAfrica, where a ‘green revolution’ has been spoken about, waited for, but not been realised for decades." The Guardian

See on www.theguardian.com

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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