Sustainable Agric & Climatic Change
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
Sunday, 12 August 2018 16:33

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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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Jigawa Women Celebrate Economic Empowerment as WOFAN Opens AGRO-Processing Centre in Aujara

There was celebration in the air as the economic empowerment of women groups got a major boost in Jigawa State recently with the commissioning of a multi-purpose agro-processing centre in Aujara, Jahun Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.

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WOFAN graduates farmers on Business and Agro Processing
Monday, 08 January 2018 15:56

WOFAN TEAM successfully completed the graduation Training model on farmers business school and agro processing and parboiling techniques at Janguza, Tofa LGA of Kano state, for 600 male farmers and 900 female rice processors.

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WOFAN Conducts ToT for 20 Extension Agents on the Use of Coconut Shell and Rice Husks in Producing Grass and Fodder
Sunday, 05 March 2017 07:25

WOFAN Conducted Training of Trainers (ToT) for WOFAN Extension team on the use of coconut shell and rice husks in producing grass and fodder , to feed livestock. Both materials are organic products that are ordinarily thrown away or classified as wastes.

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WOFAN/CARI Project: Good Days as Rice Farmers See Bumper Harvest

 For rice farmers trained and supported by the WOFAN/ CARI project, good days are here again. This is because they are experiencing a bumper harvest which many attest is the best they have had in recent memory.

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WOFAN Commits to Nigeria’s Zero Hunger Initiative

WOFAN is now a member of the Nigeria Zero Hunger Initiative, with a firm commitment to working with relevant stakeholders to ensure Nigeria achieves zero hunger, the second goal of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), before 2030.

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Distribution of the 3rd revolving fertilizer and input loan scheme Supported by WOFAN/CARI

Distribution of the 3rd revolving fertilizer and input loan scheme Supported by WOFAN/CARI for 3rd farm application, headed by women farmers at samawa community of kano state.

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