le 2018 Global Farmer Roundtable is scheduled forOct 16-17 à Des Moines, Iowa during the week of the World Food Prize Borlaug Dialogue and International Symposium.

As the Roundtable approaches GFN is introducing this years participants.Solet’s get to know a little bit aboutPatience Kokuwho farms inNigeria

Agriculteur: Patience Koku

Pays: Nigeria

Où se trouve votre ferme?

Our farm- Reconstituer les fermes – islocated on the JereAzarairrigationscheme ,KagarkoLocal government,Kaduna State Nigeria

À quoi ressemble votre ferme? Quelle est la taille de votre ferme? Que cultivez-vous ou élevez-vous?

Notre ferme est 500 hectares leased land currently in use annually under center pivot irrigation which allows us to grow two crops annually.

We currently grow mostly cornseed forMonsanto and Corn grain for major food processing companies in Nigeria like the Flour mills of Nigeria.

Qu'attendez-vous le plus lorsque vous vous préparez à participer au 2018 Table ronde mondiale Fermier?

I am looking forward to a robust learning experience enabling me to get perspectives and innovative tools from different countries which I can apply back home to move us closer to achieving our National food security goals.

A great networking experience that will enable us harness resources to ensurewemove agriculture forward the world over.

Patience Koku giving USAID and US Embassy staff a tour of her farm in Nigeria.