Growing Food in the Face of Hardship in Nigeria: Nuclear Techniques Help People Fleeing Terrorism Make the Most of a Hostile Terrain

Fleeing from terrorists and sheltering in makeshift camps for the internally displaced is a reality for many in Nigeria. During this time of hardship, farming is a source of solace and income for some. Liayatu Ayuba, a farmer who fled from Boko Haram, a terrorist group in West Africa, now lives in a camp for internally displaced people, or IDPs, in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja. She is one of over 2,500 people in the Abuja camp who has received training and equipment to set up small-scale drip...