Following devastating flooding in parts of the country, farmers under the auspices of Smallholder Women Farmers Organisation in Nigeria (SWOFON) have advised Federal Government to take deliberate steps to mitigate the effect on farmers to avert food crisis nationwide.
26 Jul 2021
Experts in the agricultural sector have identified rising spate of insecurity, misdirection of government funds and poor implementation of interventions by the Federal Government as the leading causes of hike in food prices.
13 Dec 2020
Small Scale Women Farmers Organisation in Nigeria (SWOFON) has called on governments and stakeholders to replace the use of old farming tools with mechanised equipment for efficient food production, just as 35 percent of agriculture budget should be allocated strictly to female farmers.
15 Nov 2020
Farmers, under the aegis of Small Scale Women Farmers Association in Nigeria (SWOFON), have said that the N179.4b budget for 2021 has failed to make specific provisions in line with the National Gender Policy despite ....
15 Oct 2018
Following the purported plans by the Federal Government to commence commercialisation of Genetically Modified Crops (GMO), the National President of the Smallholder Women Farmers Organisation of Nigeria (SWOFON), Mary Afan, has pushed against the crops.