Project ICS (Bayero University Kano)

Project Title: ICS (Improved Crop Storage sack) Project

Project duration: 2 years

Communities: Gwarzo and Madobi

State: Kano

Brief Description:

PROBLEMS AND CHALLENGES

  • Illnesses caused by consumption of harvested crops that have been grown with chemical (insecticides and pesticides).
  • Low crop yield due to damage caused by weevils and other crop damaging¬†¬†insects
  • Increased infertility of farmland, caused by chemicals used to prevent crops from damage.

OPPORTUNITIES

  • Food security can be enhanced by providing saver and cheaper crop storage.
  • Job opportunities will be provided for idle youth within these communities.
  • Provision of healthier farmland that will boost farming practices within societies and by extension improve the economy of the community.

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