Agriculture is the largest industry in the world and employs the majority of the workers. Apart from the low-cost of start up and running the business, agricultural businesses turn out a huge profit of up to 100%. With the increase in unemployment, young people are embracing agriculture which was erstwhile considered a dirty business reserved only for the poor.
We all know that Nigeria is a developing country and that the population of this country is growing rapidly. Nigeria is been recorded as the most populated country in Africa. Therefore, there is an increase in demand for the production of food that will be sufficient for the high populated country.
Gone are those days when people use to say that Agriculture in not profitable. Now, so many people are rushing into Agriculture business because they have discovered the importance of it.
Agricultural businesses can be started with little or no training. You do not need a special degree to start though you may need to spend some time learning about the intricacies of the business. Here are 3 agricltural businesses to invest your money on
Poultry farming business: This is a very lucrative business to start and run in Nigeria. There is huge demand for chicken meat and turkey meat in Nigeria. Starting poultry business in Nigeria will be a great idea because it yields high income.
Fish Farming: One of the most popular farming in Nigeria is Fish farming and it requires a very low amount of capital to start. Gone are those days when the only means of getting fish is by catching it in the rivers. Fishes are regarded as one of the most important thing in human life because it is “proteinous” in nature. Fish sell faster than any other animal product in the market and it is relatively cheaper than meat, therefore making it number one when it comes to affordability. It is advisable to start with little quantity and it is also recommended to start with Catfish farming.
Snail Rearing : Snail meat has been recorded as the most safe and nutritious delicacy. Due to increased in coronary implications and other health implications, snail producers are certain to hit it big because many people are shunning away from beef or red meat. The best time to commence snail farming is the rainy season. No need of starting with large quantity of snails, you can start with about 50 to 60 snails to have a good knowledge of how snail breeding works. Don’t forget to go for fully matured snail so that you can expect them to hatch within a few days of changing location.