Babban Gona Farmer, Ibrahim Mustapha Featured in Reuters
Babban Gona member, Ibrahim Mustapha, was featured in a Reuters article titled “Nigeria Seeks Farming Revival to Break Oil Curse“. In this article, Ibrahim shares the story of how he went from 20-23 bags of maize at harvest to 48 bags and what the increase in yield has done for him and his family. Ibrahim Mustapha is one of hundreds of Babban Gona members who have experienced a sharp increase in their standards of living thanks to the access to training, high-quality inputs, and premium markets they’ve enjoyed through Babban Gona’s agricultural franchise model. Situating Babban Gona in the larger agricultural landscape, the article speaks to the key role private organizations like Babban Gona are playing to address problems of food security in Nigeria.
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