This article from the National Geographic piqued our interest. It's titled Could Farmers Bring Peace to Nigeria?
It shares some interesting nuggets of wisdom. This one was particularly thought-provoking:
Masha runs Babban Gona—Great Farm—which aims to lift young, small-scale farmers out of subsistence by boosting their yields and access to higher priced markets. Agricultural investment is the most effective form of foreign aid in reducing conflict—while other types of aid can exacerbate it
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