Vacancy

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We are recruiting for a reputable organization personnel to serve as:
a) Business Manager
b) Accounting Officer

to manage 2 development projects in AgriBusiness and community development / Nutrition projects for North central, North west and south west zones of Nigeria.
Please if you qualify with 1st or 2nd degree and a minimum of 5years working experience in related fields, kindly send your CV to info@wofan-ng.org and copy wofangroup@yahoo.com indicating your zone of preference and the position you are applying for.
Pleas attach CV and covering motivation letter. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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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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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Groundnut Value Chain Actors Trained by WOFAN on the Use of AFLASAFE

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Groundnut Value Chain Actors, were led to IITA abuja sub- station by WOFAN to familiarize with the use of AFLASAFE, an organic afflatoxin management approach, to achieving a more healthy 'afflatoxin free"- Groundnut , for Consumption, Good Health and Export purposes, as part of the UNDP- GEF summit for the 'abuja, kano, katsina, jigawa hub".

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UNDP-GEF-Food security and inter- state commodity innovation Summit

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UNDP-GEF-Food security and Inter- state commodity Innovation Summit, among groundnut and Rice value-chain actors, to promote Public, Private partnership(PPP), facilitated by WOFAN to link Production, Research, processing, packaging, Markets to agri-investment, cluster and contract farming,

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WOFAN CEO adds a voice4Action to the high level Washington Conference to mark 2019 WWD

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 A conference was held in Washington DC on 21st of March 2019 marking 2019 World Water Day themed "Supporting Women through Water!" sponsored by Global Water Challenge, USAID, United State Water partnership, ASPEN Institute, GEFT , Coca-Cola Africa Foundation and Global Water 2020 and several other public and private sector-led global water stakeholders.

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WOFAN Marks 2019 IWD: 50 Women Received Skills and Equipment

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WOFAN Marked 2019 International  Women Day (IWD) in Kano with the graduation of 50 trainer women trained on production of smokeless charcoal briquettes from agricultural  residues. The women who received the training  were given equipments too and each of them is expected to train 90 other women in thier localities, while the  Byproducts of smokeless charcoal will be used as fertilizer for their crops!

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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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Women rice Processors graduate on Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation Training to Grow and Sustain their Rice Expansion Businesses in 4 LGAs of Kano state

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60 female WOFAN rice farmers and processors have acquired new Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) skills to sharpen up their entrepreneur skills in setting targets and tracking their progress improve their respective rice businesses and grow the WOFAN Network business enterprise skills. 

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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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Mobilization and Agric Business Modelling to Women Farmers in 4 LGAs of Kano State PDF   E-mail
Wednesday, 08 August 2018 14:13

Motivation and Confidence Building Exercise, during a WOFAN/DDI Economic Growth and Enterprise stakeholders meeting, held at WOFAN Center , for WOMEN and Youths PEER leaders , from different participating zones.

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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

We have 10 guests online

WOFAN Women and Youths Economic Empowerment Projects

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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
www.sonvisage.com

Enrol Your Child in WOFAN Group of Schools for Quality Education and Training:
www.wofan-ng.org/School


 

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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