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 ED Bags Heroes’ Award, Dedicates it to Rural Women

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.

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2018 World Water Day: Succour Comes to Sabuwar Kaura

 …….. as Women step up Water management on World water day!!
As Rahila Ali rushed back home from school on the afternoon of Thursday, 22nd March 2018, she could hardly contain her excitement. It was World Water Day! She knew this because it was the day a solar powered borehole constructed in her village, Sabuwar Kaura in Gwarzo LGA of Kano State in Northern Nigeria,

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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 comprehensive school pupils take agriculture at heart!

 

Hands on agric! WOFAN comprehensive school pupils already answering the call to take agriculture at heart! Catching them young at WOFAN schools irrespective of their gender, class or age/ Below are pictures taken during demonstration about soil, plants and seeds.

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WOFAN, UNDP, GEF, FMARD Workshop of Agriculture//Food Security in 7 States in Nigeria
Sunday, 10 December 2017 11:25

WOFAN anchoring in a 2day inception workshop on sustainable and climate smart agriculture/ Food security projects in 7 states in Nigeria. The workshop tok place at WOFAN Heaqdaurters in Kano on Satruday the 9th of Dec 2017.

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WOFAN CEO Salamatu Garba Bags Another Global Recognition Award in Dubai PDF   E-mail
Sunday, 10 December 2017 09:39

Hajia Salamatu Garba has been given a global recognition Award yet again in 2017. According to the organizers in Abu Dhabi , they stated that; "Our #wcw today is Salamatu Garba, a woman passionate about the growth of women as well as agriculture in Northern Nigeria".

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WOFAN marks 2017 World food day

World  Food Day,  marked every 16th October, witnessed the convergence of about 80 women groups of 30 members each from 40 different WOFAN center clusters at the WOFAN TRAINING center in Garun Mallam LGA of Kano state Nigeria, to mark the 2017 world food day with important dignitaries from across the region to join WOFAN in facilitating the event. 
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Groundnut Recipe Manual launched to tackle Malnutrition in Nigeria PDF   E-mail
Saturday, 23 September 2017 20:22

Malnutrition is at the forefront in destruction in sub Saharan African while the solution is at our doorstep. in our journey to meeting the SDG 2 of zero hunger and addressing malnutrition by 2030, WOFAN, ICRISAT, ADPs and various NGOS and enterprises launched the "groundnut smart recipe manual" in a Train the Trainer (TOT) and demonstration of various groundnut based products workshop.

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Salamatu Garba on the Continuing Impact of Water and Development Alliance in Nigeria PDF   E-mail
Saturday, 23 September 2017 20:10

Salamatu Garba is making waves across Nigeria. As the Executive Director of the Women Farmers Advancement Network (WOFAN), she has spent 25 years working to empower Nigeria’s rural women and is coming off an especially big year in 2016 — she became an Ashoka Fellow for Nigeria (designating her as a global change leader)

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WOFAN CEO Salamatu Garba Grants interview to NTA on Farmers in Nigeria

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

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Hajia Salamatu Garba- WOFAN CEO, bags the 2016 ASHOKA FELLOW AWARD from Nigeria

In a joint letter signed on 26th April 2016 by Josephine Nzerem and Ifeyinwa Egwaoje Venture and Fellowship Managers of Ashoka Africa, they announced Hajia Salamatu Garba WOFAN from Nigeria as the African recipient of 2016 International AWARD and welcoming her to the Anglophone West African and worldwide team.

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IWD 2017 celebrated by women maximizing profit and conserving water for irrigation

About 2400 women comprising 80 groups of 30 members each from 4 LGAs of Kano converged at the Yadakwari women Farmers demonstration to join millions of women around the world to celebrate the 2017 International Women’s Day (IWD) by making a crucial water management choice, which is set to change their lives for the better.
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2017 International Women’s Day celebration supports rural women to convert Rice Husks into to Wealth

In an effort to justify the 2017 International Women’s Day theme:"Be Bold For Change", WOFAN has trained and graduated  80 women groups (comprising 30 members each- 2400 rural women farmers) , on a simple technology of  converting  rice husks produced as waste from their milled rice

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IWD 2017: Photo Story WOFAN Nigeria as Covered by WfWP

Women Farmers Advancement Network marked International Women's Day 2017 with the graduation of 2400 women trained in various agriculture technologies. View the story as covered by Women for Water Partnership (WfWP)

 
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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

We have 16 guests online

WOFAN Women and Youths Economic Empowerment Projects

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WOFAN Documentary

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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