Family Farming Knowledge Platform

Rehabilitation Village Farms Coop REVFAM

Type of Organization: Cooperative
Areas of work: Agroecology, Agroforestry, Food chains, Indigenous peoples, Natural resources
Region: Africa
Country: Nigeria
Description:
Rehabilitation Village Farms is a 30 member oil palm growers. It has mandate to improve members productivity and market competitiveness, farm incomes and rural livelihoods. Members harvest and process palm oil on small scale individual plots and collectively on REVFAM 20 hectare farm located in an off road community in Niger Delta Region of Nigeria. The REVFAM plot is being upgraded to be used as an informal venue for the transfer of practical field knowledge and skills needed to implement and carry out better agricultural practices for adoption by members and other interested smallholders on their individual farms. The center will contain a certified seedling nursery, a demonstration 2 ton per hour crude palm oil mill, quality control laboratory and storage facilities, training/multipurpose hall and basic infrastructure.