Aglobe Development Center


Aquaponics, Insect Farming Rabbit and Snail Farming.


Major goal(s) of the Living Lab: Providing healthy food and improved nutritional diet to (peri-)urban population while conserving the environment as well as empowerment of vulnerable group through innovative production techniques and practices.

Why Aglobe Development Center?

AGLOBE Development Center, headquartered in Nigeria and operating in sub-Saharan Africa, is a Non-Profit/Governmental Organization (NGO) dedicated to research initiatives. It focuses on three core pillars: Agriculture, Technology, and Urban and Rural Development and Empowerment. To facilitate initial testing and experimentation, the center has a compact station and a partial greenhouse spanning an area of approximately 9 square meters. Additionally, plans are underway to establish larger Living Labs (LLs) comprising a greenhouse of around 60 square meters and an office space. These upcoming facilities will be situated in the Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos State, Nigeria.


Technology deployed in LL

Aquaponics, Insect Farming Rabbit and Snail Farming


Silver cock's comb, Spiny amaranth, Nalta jute, Okra, Lettuce,
African eggplant, Wild cabbage, Fish (African Catfish and Tilapia),
Giant African snail, Black Soldier Fly.

Target stakeholders

Fish and vegetable farmers,
cooperatives, policy-makers and vulnerable groups.


Providing healthy food and improved nutritional diet to (peri-)urban population while conserving the environment as well as empowering vulnerable groups through innovative production
techniques and practices.

Latest News

Aglobe Development Center Testing New Approaches

The Living Lab in Lagos, Nigeria has incorporated a new component to their radial flow and sand filter. After testing the approach in a 4-day trial, the upgrade surpassed the previous plan and showed to be a very promising alteration. The team at Agbloe Development Center will continue to monitor and test and share the progress with the remaining 7 INCiTiS-FOOD Living Labs.

The Nigerian Air Force Impressed by the Aglobe Development Center Prototype

The Nigerian Air Force was impressed upon reviewing the prototype from the Aglobe Development Center. Dedication and hard work put into the creation of the prototype was recognised. The innovative design exceeds expectations!

Aglobe Development Center Team Empowering the Next Generation

The Aglobe Development Center Team is dedicated to empowering the next generation through the balanced blend of knowledge and nature. Their mission involves nurturing minds and planting the seeds of sustainable urban agriculture at Airforce Secondary School in Shasha, Lagos, Nigeria.

Distributing Catfish to the Elders of the Host Community at Aglobe Development Center Living Lab

For the second consecutive day, AGLOBE continues its meaningful initiative by generously distributing catfish to the esteemed elders of the host community. This ongoing activity underscores the commitment to sustained community engagement and emphasizes the positive outcomes of responsible aquaculture. AGLOBE’s dedication to sharing the benefits of innovative farming practices is evident as the distribution extends into its second day, strengthening connections within the community and showcasing the ongoing positive impact.

01-01-2024 at Aglobe Development Center Living Lab

AGLOBE, part of the incredible initiatives at INCiTiS-FOOD, is making a positive impact on the host community. In a generous gesture, AGLOBE is distributing catfish to the esteemed elders of the community. This act not only fosters community engagement but also highlights the commitment to sharing the benefits of sustainable aquaculture with those who contribute to the community’s well-being.

12-31-2023 at Aglobe Developemetn Centern Living Lab

In a recent agricultural triumph, the Living Lab in Lagos celebrated another successful harvest of Okra from its innovative granite growbed. The achievement underscores the lab’s commitment to sustainable farming practices and showcases the potential of cutting-edge agricultural technologies.

26-12-2023 at Aglobe Development Center Living Lab

One of ADC dedicated cultivators was reaping the rewards of his efforts! With skilled hands, he’s harvested a lush batch of African spinach Amaranthus, contributing to the sustainable agricultural practices at our Living Lab.

21-12-2023 at Aglobe Development Center Living Lab

Exciting news from our Living Lab – Aglobe Development Center is celebrating another successful harvest! Ten vibrant okras, collectively weighing an impressive 472 grams, showcase the fruitful outcomes.

16-11-2023 at Aglobe Development Center 

Fresh from the INCiTiS-FOOD Nigerian demonstration prototype, Aglobe Development Center is thrilled to share the bounty of harvested jute leaves! The journey of sustainable farming is flourishing in Nigeria, and INCiTiS-FOOD is excited to showcase the success of their innovative techniques.

06-11-2023 at Aglobe Development Center

The Living Lab at Nigeria has expanded their aquaponics system and has created a new one to further the creation and production of circular sustainable farming systems.
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