Sustainable Agric & Climatic Change
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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Training of 350 Extension Workers from 7 states of Nigeria on Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) & FAMILY NUTRITION.

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The Women Farmers Advancement Network (WOFAN) has commenced training of trainers (ToT) on GAP for 350 Extension Workers from 7 states of Adamawa, Gombe, Kano, Katsina, Jigawa,, Benue and Nasarawa states of Nigeria to enhance Food and Nutrition Security (FNS) and improved family Nutrition, with focus on Rice and production of afflatoxin free groundnut.

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WOFAN- USADF- DDI Commence 2019 fertilizer and other input distribution for KANO and Jigawa states

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The 2019 rainy season input distribution was flagged off with Support to 800 Women and Youth Farmers groups of 30 members by group, with Fertilizers and other inputs such as seeds, seedlings, pre and post environmental pesticides as well as energy-free irrigation Pumps

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Agribusiness and Value Chain groundnut and Rice Summit for North central Nigeria SUMMIT

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The Wife of Nasarawa State Governor, Hajia Silifat Abdullahi Sule, UNDP representatives, CEO OF Bank of Agriculture, Dangote Groups, OLAM, NABG, the lead Rice Advocacy group (RAAF ) and other very important organized value chain actors, 

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New GEF project to promote sustainable land management, ecosystems resilience

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With the changing and uncertain climate, especially shrinking farming workforce and conflicts in the northern agro-ecological zones, Global Environment Facility (GEF) through the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is putting together a project to promote the sustainable management and resilience of ecosystems as a means to address food insecurity in the country.

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WOFAN Comprehensive School Pupils Join the Green Revolution
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Nigeria’s avowed objective of turning the country’s economy around through agricultural revolution is receiving a boost from the most unlikely quarter: WOFAN Comprehensive school children.

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WOFAN Supports 120 Rice Farmers with Agricultural INPUTS and Fertilizer in 4 LGAs of Kano State
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120 male Rice farmers from 4 LGAs of Kano namely: Garun Malam, Dawakin Kudu, Bunkure and Gwarzo local government areas of Kano State are in a celebratory mood as a result of the timely distribution of inputs including fertilizers, improved seedlings and

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