Farm in a Barrel

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Farm in a Barrel Contact Solution Provider

Solution Overview & Benefits

Farm in a Barrel is a simple, effective tool to help someone in need start a backyard farming business. Everything needed to set up a farm is packed into a 55-gallon drum barrel and can be set up in a few hours. The project relies on local economies for inputs and local leadership for management. The first FIAB project has 50 systems for broiler chickens in Ghana and has been running well since the summer of 2013.

Each Farm in a Barrel system includes a 55 gallon drum barrel packed with the essential components to set up a business and begin farming, including:

  • Lightweight, galvanized steel rods
  • Chicken wire
  • Durable nylon cover
  • Feeder and waterer
  • All assembly tools needed


Publicly available: yes
Countries where available: Worldwide
Offered or can be licensed for local manufacture: Yes

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