Growing Food From Air in Nigeria

by Timothy Obiezu

“Nuestro Huerto / Our Garden (2012-2013)” by Matias Salinas Arenas is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0

A group of farmers in Nigeria is using a technology-based method to grow crops from moisture in the air.

The method, known as aeroponics, does not involve soil. Instead, plant roots hang in the air. The roots take in a nutrient solution from a watery mist.

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