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


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".

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


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,

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


 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.

WOFAN Marks 2019 IWD: 50 Women Received Skills and Equipment


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!

New GEF project to promote sustainable land management, ecosystems resilience


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.

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


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. 

WOFAN Comprehensive School Pupils Join the Green Revolution
Sunday, 12 August 2018 16:33

pupil in agric

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.

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.

WOFAN Supports 120 Rice Farmers with Agricultural INPUTS and Fertilizer in 4 LGAs of Kano State

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

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.

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.

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,

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.

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.

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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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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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

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 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

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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



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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

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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





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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