Africa's Future: Where Food Will be Grown in Air, Using 98% Less Water

Farmers across Africa face increasing challenges year in and year out. They have to adhere planting seasons thrown into turmoil by climate change, are vulnerable to weather variations, the high input costs of farming in terms of fertilisers, pesticides or herbicides and, increasingly, seeds and climate change.

One young Nigerian who is on a mission to change all this is Samson Ogbole, the founder of Sreach Aeroponics - an organisation which aims to train people on how to build and maintain systems where plants can be grown in the air.

This means that everything from lettuce and tomatoes can be grown without soil and this can even be done indoors.


http://mgafrica.com/article/2016-03-28-the-future-where-food-will-be-grown-in-air

Kathy Kimpel


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