Sustainable Agric & Climatic Change
WOFAN Conducts ToT for 20 Extension Agents on the Use of Coconut Shell and Rice Husks in Producing Grass and Fodder
Sunday, 05 March 2017 07:25

WOFAN Conducted Training of Trainers (ToT) for WOFAN Extension team on the use of coconut shell and rice husks in producing grass and fodder , to feed livestock. Both materials are organic products that are ordinarily thrown away or classified as wastes.

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WOFAN/CARI Project: Good Days as Rice Farmers See Bumper Harvest

 For rice farmers trained and supported by the WOFAN/ CARI project, good days are here again. This is because they are experiencing a bumper harvest which many attest is the best they have had in recent memory.

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WOFAN Commits to Nigeria’s Zero Hunger Initiative

WOFAN is now a member of the Nigeria Zero Hunger Initiative, with a firm commitment to working with relevant stakeholders to ensure Nigeria achieves zero hunger, the second goal of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), before 2030.

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Distribution of the 3rd revolving fertilizer and input loan scheme Supported by WOFAN/CARI

Distribution of the 3rd revolving fertilizer and input loan scheme Supported by WOFAN/CARI for 3rd farm application, headed by women farmers at samawa community of kano state.

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GEF, UNDP and WOFAN Project to Promote Sustainable Management, Resilience of Ecosystems

The sustainable management and resilience of ecosystems is very important in all human activities, as a means to address food insecurity. For this reason, the Global Environment Facility (GEF) through the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is putting together a project on ‘Fostering Resilience and Sustainability for Food Security in Sub Saharan Africa’. 

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WOFAN supports ICRISAT in the campaign against afflatoxin infection in crops and humans

ICRISAT ups Campaign on Dangers of Aflatoxin in Groundnut and other Crops as WOFAN pledges to join other stakeholders to step down at community level and to the general public. In order to enhance farmers’ and consumers’ knowledge on the health and economic challenges posed by aflatoxin contamination in foods and feeds, 

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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 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/ 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.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 December 2014 14:09
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WOFAN and ICRISAT Kick start a 2 year joint project on Improved Agricultural Value chain system..

wofan and icrisat

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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IDRC highlights adaptation at Conférence de Montréal PDF Print E-mail

 Montreal, June 10, 2008 - Salamatu Garba, Coordinator of the Women Farmers Advancement Network in Nigeria, andCCAA Program Officer Nathalie Beaulieu shared their views on what climate change means for Africa.

 

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Give-free media airtime to improve outreach of agric information to Peasant Farmers- CTA- Wageningen – The Netherlands advocates ! PDF Print E-mail

The need for media organisations to give free air time for information that are vital for the development of rural agriculture in the country has been stressed.

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Media, stakeholder's meeting on sustainable agriculture

 Kano citizens assured of agric, water, sanitation boost soon - Amina Shekarau WIFE of Kano state governor, Hajiya Amina Ibrahim Shekarau has assured support towards providing an enabling environment that will promote agriculture, water and sanitation projects in the state.

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Indigenous and sustainable approaches are needed for farmers to cope with challenges of climatic change

 With the present context of climate change already affecting rural farmers mostly in the aspect of production and shelter, WOFAN has carefully outlined its key approaches

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WOFAN CEO speaks on Women Empowerment and Child Education in NIgeria