Four women hold up bowls of harvested okra.

Our Work in Nigeria

  • Over 141,000 farmers trained since 2018.
  • We currently train smallholder farmers on sustainable vegetable production techniques in Kaduna and Kano states.
  • We provide intensive, hands-on training in the field, with a focus on women’s entrepreneurship and business development.
  • See our 2022 impact, or click on the map to explore our farmers’ demonstration farms.
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Current Projects

Women holding crop guides stand in front of a pile of watermelons, with men flanking the watermelons.


Developing a more women- and youth-inclusive vegetable farming sector in Kano and Kaduna states

Project Partners: Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, IFDC, Wageningen University & Research, and KIT Royal Tropical Institute

News & Stories

Uwandiya Alhaji smiles broadly as she holds up tomatoes from her harvest.

HortiNigeria Expands Opportunities for Women Farmers

Group of farmers and trainers in a cabbage field.

Touring Vegetable Farming Impact in Kano, Nigeria

Maryam Rabin and Fatima Shehu laugh as they hold up a radio and phone.

World Radio Day 2024: Transforming Farming in Nigeria

Farmer Abubakar Magaji stands in his cabbage field.

The Son Who Taught the Father

Seated members of the EU delegation applaud.

EU Ambassadors Visit EWS-KT Learning Site in Nigeria

Farmer Na'ima Ado holds a container of tomatoes.

A Baker Turns to Vegetable Farming through the HortiNigeria Project

Saadatu with WUR team member.

Wageningen University & Research Visits EWS-KT Nigeria

Aisha Yusuf holds up packets of okra seeds.

A Northern Nigerian Woman Cultivating Opportunities Through EWS-KT

Sani Umar stands in his agro-input shop.

Discovering a Profitable Career in Agriculture: Sani Umar’s Story

Group of seated women farmers holding up radios.

Countdown to Launch! A New Podcast in Nigeria

Umar Ubale holds up tomatoes behind bins of tomatoes.

Accomplishing More Than You Can Imagine

Farmer Sahuram Munkaila and Technical Field Officer hold onions behind bags of harvested onions.

A New Life for Sahura

Several young men pack tomatoes into crates.

An Enduring Impact in Nigeria

Ruth Ardzard reaches out to some plants in a field.

Team Member Spotlight: Ruth Ardzard, Nigeria

Nusaibah and her grandmother kneel behind some plants in a mulched row.

Nusaibah and Her Grandmother: Planting Together

The Nigeria Team in Action

Nigeria field inspection or fertlilzation

Holding a practical training

Nigeria trellising

Training farmers on trellising

Nigeria record keeping

Helping farmers to maintain good farm records

Farmers in Nigeria learn from a signboard during a training

Introducing farmers to plant spacing and layout

Sowing lettuce seed Nigeria

Setting up an improved ground nursery for lettuce

cabbage field inspection

Guiding a farmer to identify pests and diseases

carrying out a market survey

Conducting a survey of market prices

EWS-KT staff and farmers inspect an onion nursery.

Inspecting an onion nursery

onion field inspection 4x3

Monitoring an onion field

harvest of 6 bags of cucumbers adoption farmer Musa Munkailu 22 April 2024

Congratulating a farmer on a good cucumber harvest

Woman points to an informational banner as she holds a training on costs and returns.

Holding a training on costs and returns

Training a farmer on fertlilization and weeding--tomato Nigeria

Guiding a farmer on fertilization techniques

People inspecting a row of cabbage plants.

Inspecting cabbages for pests and diseases

Male EWS-KT Technical Field Officer assists a female key farmer with farm record-keeping. Behind them is an informational banner.

Assisting a key farmer with record-keeping

Group of male farmers practice setting up trellising for tomato plants.

Demonstrating how to set up trellising

Reports & Resources


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