Farming: A Serengeti Element

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Indeed, if farming has always been your forte, this would be a perfect opportunity for you to get involved. Overall, the farming aspect of the entire project is included. To start, just:

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Serengeti Enclaves welcome any effort to transform farming methods and improve staple crops such as maize, wheat, and rice to help to double food production and save hundreds of millions of lives across Africa. This would counter the rising population growth, dwindling natural resources, and a changing climate that has caused food prices to rise and also strained agricultural productivity.

Large Scale Farming
Many of those affected in Eastern Africa are smallholder farmers. Please note that three-quarters of the world’s poorest people get their food and income by farming small plots of land about the size of a football field. Most of them barely get by—struggling with unproductive soil, plant diseases, pests, and drought. Their livestock are frequently weak or sick. Reliable markets for their products and good information about pricing are hard to come by, and government policies rarely serve their interests well. In summary, as a Serengeti Farmer,  you would participate in large scale farming that would grant you the opportunity to increasing farm productivity via:
** use of heartier seeds
** use of more effective tools and farm management practices
** use of local relevant knowledge
** use of emerging digital technologies
** securing of reliable markets worldwide.

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The Diaspora Opportunity
For those that are interested, using modern farming methods at Serengeti Enclaves can help increase production in a sustainable way, and sell more crops. This, in turn, can help reduce hunger and poverty over the long term by sharing the technology with the local populace – aside from the positive effect of sharing modern farming practices ( e.g. the creation of employment and farmer-related businesses in each respective region).

Income For You.
When a Serengeti farmer grows food and earns income, they are better able feed to their families, send their children to school, provide for their family’s health, and invest in their farms. This makes their communities economically stronger and more stable. Indeed,

Community Effect
Fostering sustainable agricultural practices for the Serengeti farmer and the spill-over effect for the surrounding area is just one of our goals. With achieved success, the impact would be felt in many ways. We would a good example:
** Grow more with less land, water, fertilizer, and other costly inputs while preserving natural resources for future generations.
** Achieve greater impact with partners.
**Create employment and business opportunities for local personnel

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Research and Development
The Serengeti farmer is expected to:
* support research to develop more productive and nutritious varieties of the staple crops grown and consumed by farming families.
* Timely, relevant, and accurate information (crucial to farmers.)
* Livestock: support efforts – to improve the health and productivity of livestock—particularly chicken, goats, and cows—by improving animal genetics and veterinary care.
* Use improved seeds and access to better soil, water, and livestock solutions (to set an example).

Indeed, if farming has always been your forte, this would be a perfect opportunity for you to get involved. To start, click on:

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