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Farmer operates his tractor outside Abuja | by IFPRI
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Farmer operates his tractor outside Abuja

The majority of Nigeria's smallholder farmers often cannot afford to employ modern tools, such as tractors and plows. Labor costs for farming in Nigeria are rising while levels of mechanization remain low. Adopting agricultural mechanization will boost food production and improve food security throughout the country.

 

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Taken on June 23, 2015