UNIG AGROPRODUCT – an enterprise created specifically to implement projects in the agrarian sector of the economy of Nigeria.
According to the founders, this is the most promising and necessary type of business for Nigeria. Given that more than 60% of food products are imported – for a country where the population will soon reach the mark of 200 million people, this is a huge potential of the market.
A huge amount of currency goes abroad as a payment for food. This not only invests the economies of third countries, but also does not provide an opportunity to raise funds for the creation of its own agrarian industry.
The huge population that needs to be fed is a huge market. This market has great potential and an incentive for the development of agrarian and agro-industrial areas. Saturation of the domestic market with own food will enable the country not only to get rid of import dependence, but also to become a powerful exporter of agricultural products in Africa and beyond.
The extremely favorable climatic conditions and the great potential of the free land for agricultural work, together with the creation of a powerful production base for its processing, will give a large growth in the economy and the well-being of the population and will allow Nigeria to occupy a leading position in this field of business.
Of great importance in this is agricultural technology, which makes it possible to mechanize a very labor-intensive process of cultivating land, planting or sowing crops, weeding them, and harvesting crops. What can be done by hands on 500 or 1000 hectares is impossible on 10,000 hectares.

Here you can not do without tractor equipment and special equipment.
The group of companies UNIG HOLDINGS organizes the assembly of Ukrainian tractors in Nigeria. And also creates a service center for their repair, restoration and remotorization of other equipment that is currently in an idle state.
Also centers for the training of operators of tractors and mechanics are being created. In addition, delivery and assembly of attachments for tractors – trailers, plows, harrows, cultivators, equipment for planting seedlings, weeding and for harvesting.
Due to the seasonality of the weather in Nigeria, when rains are raining for 5 months, and the rest of the time – moisture is not available in the required amount – it is important to create irrigation and drainage systems – water disposal.

In the dry period, the most effective is the irrigation system. Such as the Ukrainian machines “Fregat”, which in a circular motion provide irrigation to 79 hectares of land, with a radius of the irrigation system of 500 meters. At the same time up to 90 liters of water per minute per square meter is consumed.

But for a more accurate application of moisture, it would be more correct to use drip irrigation systems, where the volume of supplied moisture can be set more accurately, and thus ensure the necessary water balance of the soil.

In the rainy season – you need to remove moisture from the fields. To do this, prepare a field with a small slope for rainwater drains. And at the same time they build hydro accumulators – artificial lakes with mechanisms for dumping water – dams. This allows, on the one hand, to remove excess moisture during the rainy season. And use it in the dry period.

Sewage is diverted by canals, which can be arranged both in concrete construction – and ground, with geotextiles.

A large amount of precipitation in the summer contributes to the creation of artificial reservoirs suitable for growing fish. But here the problem of balanced feeds comes first. If they are available, the commercial weight of the farmed fish will increase intensively. And the construction of feed mills and the production of fodder for fish is extremely necessary for the development of this industry.
Just as intensive crop production will promote the cultivation of not only marketable products, but also forage and silage, which will give a powerful impetus to large-scale commercial livestock production. Because large livestock farms can not perform their function without feed. Grazing large numbers of cattle on the territory is always fraught with great difficulties and problems. The only way out is to create livestock farms and chicken coops, where much will depend on the availability of feed.

Therefore, livestock farming will not develop without a fodder base and enterprises for the production of combined feeds – mixed fodders. Thus, mechanized processing of fields and production of mixed fodders – the main conditions for the development of livestock and meat production in large quantities and at low prices.
The wide application in Nigeria of open greenhouses will be very effective. They are able to prevent the ingress of excess moisture into the ground during the rainy season and ensure a water balance in the dry period.
In the presence of well-trained soil scientists and agronomists – the Nigerian land is able to give constantly high yields, and consequently profit. But for this it is necessary to observe the crop rotation of the cultivated products and to form and replenish in the soil biohumus.
The creation of enterprises for processing agricultural products will not only allow to preserve the grown harvest, but also to produce from it food that is so necessary for the life of people. And this is the production of the final product with high added value. This is not just an agricultural production that has a short shelf life, it is cheap and has low profitability due to expensive logistics and spoilage if the storage and transportation conditions are not respected.

It is a finished product having a high cost and a long storage time.
All of the above only basically shows the direction and essence of the intensification of agricultural commodity production that every country in the world has been and will continue to pursue, which is bound to provide its citizens with food.