How push-pull technology may help Somali farmers

Somalia has had a poor agricultural performance since the 1960s. Over the 15 years ending in 1984 agricultural output grew at 0.4 percent and per capita food production declined by nearly three percent a year. The agricultural sector in Somalia had been heavily controlled by state agency. Farmers normally were using local traditional way to cultivate but last 20 years armed conflict changed every thing and farmers face strife and food insecurity, in local farmers mainly agro-pastoralists suffering prolonged drought, poor skill farming system and displacing, how new technologies can help such communities.

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Mohamed Hassan IRIN Radio


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