ICRISAT-WOFAN groundnut scale up project gets Media Backing in 5 States of Northern Nigeria

The ICRISAT-WOFAN Groundnut Scale-up Project, a 5 year project focusing on improved groundnut production in Ghana, Mali and Nigeria received a major boost recently when 40 journalists and producers from 5 Northern Nigerian states of Kano, Jigawa, Katsina, Sokoto and Kebbi

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WOFAN Kick-starts Improved Rice production and processing Project with 5,010 Farmers and Female Processors in Kano State

WOFAN has commenced the implementation of a support project to target improved rice and groundnut production in four local government areas of Kano State. The project, which will benefit 5,010 male and female rice farmers and processors, is being implemented in partnership with the Competitive Africa Rice Initiative (CARI).

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WOFAN receives 2014 Most Agric Friendly NGO AWard in Nigeria

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 between 1993 to 2015. 

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WOFAN supports 1000 parents and Caregivers of 4000 Orphans in GWARZO LGA of Kano state

WOFAN/ STEER project and ICRISAT supported 1000 Orphans caregivers with agricultural input and fertilizer to increase productivity, income and family nutrition of 4000 orphans in 10 communities of GWARZO LGA in Kano State.

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WOFAN launches Women and Youths Skills Acquisition Center in Kumbotso LGA, Kano state

The Women Farmers Advancement Networks (WOFAN) has launched Women and Youths Skills Acquisition Center in July 2015  at Panshekara, Kumbotso Local Government Area of Kano state.

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Ramadan Sales at WOFAN

During the Ramadan period  the prices of basic commodities are expected to increase due to increasing demand, therefore, Women Farmers advancement Networks(WOFAN) began what it calls’ Ramadan Sales’ of its processed products at discounted rate.

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WOFAN commissions Multipurpose Agro Processing center in Kano

As part of its efforts towards women empowerment, the Women Farmers Advancement Networks (WOFAN), commissioned a Multipurpose Agro Processing Center in Nassarawa Local Government Area of Kano state  on 3rd of June, 2015.

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WOFAN Honoured with Rare Gem Award on MDGS by UNIC and WODEF

WOFAN CEO Hajia Salamatu Garba received Rare GEM AWARD on MDGs on  behalf of WOFAN by the United Nations Information services (UNICS) and WODEF ( Women's Optimum Development Foundation) recently in Lagos.

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WOFAN/ ICRISAT JOINT GROUNDNUT VALUE CHAIN PROJECT has scaled women farmers to Managers of their own businesses

wofan to care for 4000 children

Women Farmers Advancement Network (WOFAN) was established in 1993 as a non-religious, non-political not-for-profit NGO and was incorporated with the Kano State government as a Community Development Association in 1995 and the corporate affairs commission in 1998.

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WOFAN and ICRISAT Kick start a 2 year joint project on Improved Agricultural Value chain system..

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WOFAN (Women Farmers Advancement Network) and ICRISAT (International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics) have commenced a 2 year joint project on 3 crop varieties of Sorghum, Cowpea and Groundnut.

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WOFAN & NMPDC train 150 women groups on Moringa Oleifera (Zogale) products processing ...

 WOFAN in collaboration with the Nigerian Medicinal Plants Development Company Abuja (NMPDC) trained 150 women groups on Moringa Oleifera (Zogale) products processing and nutritious complimentary Baby food making from 3 senatorial districts of Katsina state.

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WOFAN Starts Project to Care for 4000 Vulnerable Children and their families in Kano State

wofan to care for 4000 childrenAs part of efforts to ensure that orphans and vulnerable children in parts of Northern Nigeria access and utilize comprehensive and coordinated services and are able to realize their full rights, WOFAN commenced implementation of  a project tagged “STEER”- in 10 communities of Gwarzo LGA in Kano State at the beginning of October, 2014.

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Musawa LGA farmers moobilsed to explore large scale rice production

WOFAN in an effort to ensure household food security partnered with CANDEL an agro-imput supplier, to mobilize Musawa LGA Farmers of Katsina State into large scale improved rice production. 

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WOFAN marks Nigeria’s 53rd anniversary by Training 500 Women

WOFAN marks Nigeria’s  53rd  anniversary by Training  500 Women from the  34 LGAs of Katsina state on Post Harvest Handling and  vegetable preservation and processing and also making soap from Groundnut oil sludge to improve family income and reduce wastages on a Waste to wWealth Campaign Project for Women.

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240 Women in Katsina and Kano states scale up from farmers to Business Entrepreneurs

First lady Katsina State- Hajia Fatima Shema, donates income generation items to women in Katsina State in the Joint Economic Empowerment Programme between WOFAN and Katsina State Government.

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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  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 34 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
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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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