Sustainable Agric & Climatic Change
WOFAN, SGP-UNDP GEF train 720 on agroforestry in Kano

The Women Farmers Advancement Network (WOFAN) and Small Grants Programme (SGP) of the UNDP-GEF have trained 600 women and 120 males on agroforestry and food security management skills, seedling production and management. 

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WOFAN and SGP_UNDP_GEF mark World Environment Day 2021 in Doka and Tofa communities of Kano state

The Women Farmers Advancement Network-WOFAN in partnership with the Small Grants Programme (SGP) of the UNDP-GEF marked the 2021 world Environment Day with 720 women and youth peer leaders in TOFA and DOKA communities of Kano State.

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Third Distribution of Farm Inputs in Kano By WOFAN

WOFAN has conducted the third batch of input distribution at WOFAN CENTER KANO to 150 Farmer groups of 30 members each. The Group Leaders received input on behalf of their groups for 2021 rice and groundnut farming. Pictures taken in in May 2021

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WOFAN Trains Extension Agents, Farmers, Others on SRP, G/Nut best practices

The Women Farmers Advancement Network (WOFAN), Nigeria’s leading women and youth smallholder farmers empowerment not-for-profit organization, on Thursday the 8th of April 2021 flagged off the first phase of a Refresher Training On Sustainable Rice Production (SRP), 3D Video and Field Demonstration for extension agents and farmers in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) with scores of trainees benefitting from the programme.

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Distribution of 2021 farming input to 50 Groups in Kano

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Distribution of 2021 farming input and equipment support to the next batch of 300 farmers' groups has continued in WOFAN with the first batch of 50 groups from Kano.

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WOFAN Commences 2021 Rainy Season Input/ fertilizer distribution

rainy season 2021WOFAN Commences 2021 rainy season input/ fertilizer distribution starting with farmers in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The programme took place on Friday the 9th of April 2021 in Abuja

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WOFAN trains 60 extension workers on drone, technology deployment

world food dayBy Juliana Agbo, Abuja
The Women Farmers Advancement Network (WOFAN) has trained 60 extension workers from four states on the use of drone and other technologies to advance agriculture.

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WOFAN Commences Distribution of Inputs in 4 States in Nigeria

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In furtherance of its sustained efforts to support Nigerian farmers with timely distribution of farm inputs on improved crops farming and quality yields, the Women Farmers Advancement Network (WOFAN), has flagged off the distribution of farm inputs and agricultural farming technology to over 300,000 farmers participating in its ongoing ICON of Hope project across the targeted states.

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WOFAN scales up to Agric Mechanization to Mark world food day with rural women and youths in 7 states of Nigeria:

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It was joyous moment for over 1200 smallholder male and female farmers in the indigenous communities of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja, on Thursday, October 16th 2020, as the Women Farmers Advancement Network (WOFAN) distributed rice reapers, threshers and handheld motorized rice cutters to 120 clusters to commemorate the Day of the Rural woman and the World Food Day 2020.

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Women groups in Kano flagged off mechanized harvesting and processing technology for quality paddy production and competitive linkages to Markets

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WOFAN Supports over 1200 smallholder women and youth farmers to scale up harvesting and processing from use of locally fabricated and obsolete tools to use of improved and modern technology for quality rice that is ready for a competitive marketing in Kano State.

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COVID-19: WOFAN, USADF and DDI Provide Programme Assistance to benefit 2,400 Rice Farmers and Processors cooperative with Critical Inputs in Kano State

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 Women Farmers Advancement Network (WOFAN) has donated 20 tons of critical agricultural inputs to 2,400 rice farmers and processors in Kano State to mitigate the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic on their 2020 rice production and processing businesses.

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WOFAN Trains Kano State Farmers on COVID19 Prevention Methods amidst Efforts to Increase Food Production

trainingAmidst thelockdown and the permission as essential workers, WOFAN team are in a continuous outreach programme to the farmers in Kano state to appreciate and apply social distancing, use of face mask, hand gloves and hand washing/sanitizing to save the nation from further spread of COVID 19.

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Agriculture Holds the Key to Nigeria’s Economic Future- WOFAN

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By Bukola Adewumi Abuja, Aug. 15,2019 (NAN)

Executive Director and Founder, Women Farmers Advancement Network (WOFAN), Hajiya Salamatu Garba, on Thursday said agriculture is the only sector that holds the key to Nigeria’s economy future.

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Catching Them Young: WOFAN School’s Young Farmers Practice Integrated Agriculture

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Pupils of WOFAN Comprehensive Schools are now advancing modern agricultural practices by integrating crop production and fish farming in the School’s Farmers’ Corner which consists of a screen house and a modern fish pond.

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