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WOFAN has commenced implementation of the ICON of Hope Project. The main objective of the two-year project is to build resilience of 30,000 smallholder male and female farmers and processors, including those affected by COVID-19 pandemic, in Kano, Jigawa and Kaduna states as well as the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Positions available:
a) Gender & Development Specialist, Location : Kano 

b) ICON/Project Manager, location: Abuja

c) Training & Credit Officer, Location: Kano 

d) M&E & Linkages Specialist, location: Kano 

e) Behavior Change Communication (BCC), ICT &Youth Advisor, Abuja 

f) Account & Logistics Officer, location: Kaduna

g) State Team Lead (4 Positions), Kano, Jigawa, Kaduna and FCT 


For Eligibilty and Method of Application, Click here. Please if you qualify, kindly send your CV to info@wofan-ng.org and copy teamwofan@gmail.com indicating your zone of preference and the position you are applying for.

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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WOFAN begins distribution of rice threshers, reapers to farmers

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From Juliana Agbo, Abuja
To mark the World Food Day, the Women Farmers Advancement Network (WOFAN) at the weekend kicked off the distribution of 120 threshers and reapers to its members spread across the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Benue, Gombe, Nasarawa, Kano, Katsina, Kaduna, Jigawa and Adamawa states.

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World Food Day: Nigerian farmers seek FG’s support

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As Nigerian farmers join the rest of the world to celebrate the 2020 World Food Day, stakeholders have appealed to the Federal Government to support agriculture in Nigeria in order to end hunger. Some of the stakeholders, who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) commended the Federal Government and farmers for doing their best to ensure food security in the country.

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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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2020 International Women’s Day: WOFAN Donates Rice and Groundnut Mills to 1,200 Women in Kano, Katsina, Jigawa and Kaduna States

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On the occasion of the 2020 International Women’s Day (IWD), 1,200 women from Kano, Katsina, Jigawa and Kaduna States of Northern Nigeria got mini rice mills and groundnut oil mills to grow their businesses and improve their opportunities at becoming better entrepreneurs, contributing more to the Nigerian economy.

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Primary and Secondary School Pupils Make Shoes through Hands-on Learning
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Primary and Secondary School Pupils Make Shoes through Hands-on Learning as WOFAN School Strengthens Technical Education. WOFAN Schools’ vision of producing students that are not only employable but also have the skills and technical know-how to become entrepreneurs and employers of labour has continued to grow as students in both primary and secondary sections have learnt to make shoes through the school’s hands-on training programs.

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Tararuwa Rice in 50 Kg

Tararuwa Rice Now available in 50Kg pack!! 

50kg TAURARUWA WOFAN groups, long grain, sorted, cleaned , indigenously planted, processed and packaged Rice", by small holder farmers and processed/ aggregated by the micro, small and medium value chain actors.

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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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Food and Nutrition security training of the UNDP-GEF funded project

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At the " Food and Nutrition security" training of the UNDP-GEF funded project , where the use of Nutrition Monitoring Wheel to 350 extension agents and health workers , expected to step down in 350 communities, spread across 7 states of Nigeria was launched.

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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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Rural women Farmers in Kano and Katsina States scale up from peasant farming to business cooperatives

2500 bags of groundnut, 500 traditional and modern groundnut oil extraction equipment distributed to 200 women groups across Kano and Katsina state to mark A SCALE UP of women’s project to a more business oriented income generating activities.

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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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Tararuwa Rice in 50 Kg

Tararuwa Rice Now available in 50Kg pack!! 

 

50kg TAURARUWA WOFAN groups, long grain, sorted, cleaned , indigenously planted, processed and packaged Rice", by small holder farmers and processed/ aggregated by the micro, small and medium value chain actors.

Tauraruwa Rice in 2 KG Takeaway Packs

Tauraruwa Rice Now Available in 2 Kg packs

TAURARUWA RICE, stone-free, spotless and long grain is Now available in 2KG takeway packs and spread across 7 states of Nigeria.  Produced and packaged by WOFAN trained rural women, who have moved from Farm laborers to Rice farmers, processors and marketers, all along the Nigerian Rice value chain. Read More

Tauraruwa Rice in 25 Kg Bags

Tauraruwa Rice Now Available in 25  Kg 

TAURARUWA RICE, stone-free, spotless and long grain is Now available in 25kg, 10kg, 5kg and 2kg and spread across 7 states of Nigeria.  Produced and packaged by WOFAN trained rural women, who have moved from Farm laborers to Rice farmers, processors and marketers, all along the Nigerian Rice value chain. Read More

Tauraruwa Rice in Abuja, Kano

WOFAN Home grown (TAURARUWA) Rice now available in Abuja and Kano

Distribution centres
1. Abuja: HEEMS Supermarket, Shop 3, Plot 444B, 5th Avenue, Gwarinpa Estate, Abuja. Tel: 08093452174
2. Kano: WOFAN center, opposite BUK newsite gate, Gwarzo road, Kano. Tel: 08186620598
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WOFAN Agro products For Christmas Hampers

For your Christmas hampers or thinking of something different to give to your friends and loved ones during this festive period?, then , contact WOFAN  www.wofan-ng.org for various agro-products that meet your needs and your pocket size.  Place your orders and we can discuss delivery modalities if need be. Contact us at: 345 Danbare Layout,  opposite BUK Newsite Gate By mobil filling station, along Gwarzo Road, Kano- Nigeria
08093861739

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WOFAN Awards

Heroes’ Award by Kano Sate Govt

 

 The Executive Director of Women Farmers Advancement Network (WOFAN), Hajia Salamatu Garba has bagged the Agriculture and Community Development award of the maiden Kano Heroes Award held inside the Coronation Hall of the Government House, Kano.

 

 

CVL Award to WOFAN

The Centre for Values in Leadership (CVL Ltd/Gte) in Nigeria  and the Economic committee of West Africa the ECOWAS has given an award to the Women Farmers Advancement Network –WOFAN as the 2014 agric friendly NGO in Nigeria for reaching out  and supporting over 5 million rural women and youths in 6 Northern states  of Nigeria

 

WOFAN receives 2014 Rare Gem Award

 


 Achievement Award

WOFAN BAGS the Outstanding Achievement in Grassroots Empowerment Award for the First Distinguished Nigerian Merit Awards organised by Africa Recruit UK in collaboration with The Network For Women In Agriculture And Environment, at The 3rd Annual African Diaspora Investment Forum. 23rd – 25th November 2006. London, United Kingdom


 

Leadership Award

From Left: Dr. Nathaneil George and Salamatu GarbaReceived The Nigerian Leadership Award of behalf of WOFAN


 

WOFAN Honoured for contributing to Positive Change

 

 

Guests Online

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WOFAN Women and Youths Economic Empowerment Projects

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UNDP-GEF Project

UNDPNIGERIA - While 80% of Agricultural labor, gender-defined roles reduces their capacities and contribution. Learn how: Incentivised agriculture is creating equal opportunities for women & youth in Nigeria.

Covid-19 Palliative

Women in Agirc get Support from WOFAN

WOFAN-NTA Tuesday Live

Engaging With Agric Minister, House Comittee on Agriculture and WOFAN CEO on a 2 hr NTA Tuesday Live

 

 

 

Turning Rice Husk to Coal

WOFAN Documentary

Dr Nat Presentation

Dr George Nathaniel Garba the inventor of The nutrition and growth monitoring wheel for community and health centers addressing SDG For more information
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Enrol Your Child in WOFAN Group of Schools for Quality Education and Training:
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WOFAN New Office, School and Centers


 WOFAN Statement: World Toilet Day 2013

NTA Interview on Farmers

Interview by Salamatu Garba on Small farmers in Nigeria. "Assist the farmers with their immediate basic needs with sincerity and a result oriented frame work to achieve our dream of producing what we eat and make farming a desired vocation of our generation, particularly women and youths" WOFAN CEO

 

 

 

Empowerment

WOFAN CEO speaks on Women Empowerment and Child Education in NIgeria

WOFAN Celebrates

World Toilet Day 2103

 

Intl Day of Rural Women

International Day of Rural Women (15/10/13) (AUDIO)   Q&A: Clikc to Listen to Audio on Empowering Female Farmers in Nigeria, with Salamatu Garba CEO WOFAN

World Water Day

 

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