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Women farmers

12 hours ago
Hajiya Hajara Balarabe is a small-scale processor in Tunpapi village, Dawakin-Tofa Council, Kano. She specialises in the processing of maize, groundnut and soya beans – a business she manages with little profits daily.
19 May
Nationwide, smallholder women farmers currently have only 18 per cent access to processing facilities, 16.60 per cent access to storage facilities, 13.50 per cent access to off-takers/access to markets
5 Apr
Kwara State Government, through the office of the Agriculture Technical Adviser to the Governor, has begun an agricultural project to help 1,000 middle-aged women with large-scale agric projects.
17 Feb
Smallholder Women Farmers Organisation of Nigeria (SWOFON) has raised the alarm over worsening security situation in the Federal Capital Territory...
27 Dec 2021
The National Horticultural Research Institute (NIHORT), Ibadan, last week, trained and empowered women and youths farmers in capacity building and investment in fishery, poultry ...
28 Nov 2021
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Chapter of Small-scale Women Farmers’ Organisation in Nigeria (SWOFON), has lamented that Federal Government’s action toward addressing insecurity was killing Nigerians than bandits.
8 Jun 2021
“The right resources could help rural women maximise economic opportunities, increase productivity, and improve food security, education and healthcare, since women tend to reinvest in their households.”
26 Jan 2021
Small Scale Women Farmers Association of Nigeria, (SWOFON) has asked the Federal Government to provide security to its members, who are unable to return to their farms as a result of increasing insecurity.
21 Jul 2019
Edo State Government said it has set aside 1,000 hectares (ha) for cassava cultivation, as part of its agriprenuer programme targeted at galvanising women farmers towards realising its food security target.
13 Dec 2018
KILIMANJARO Women Farmers initiative has called on the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) parliament to assist them in the campaign against the commercialisation of genetically-modified (GM) crops in Africa.


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Somali police launched an investigation Sunday after 20 foreigners were discovered near territory controlled by the Al-Shabaab militant group claiming to be fishermen who had been held hostage for years.
26 mins ago
The Federal Government through a recently approved policy has banned the export of raw gold, gemstones and other mineral deposits.
1 hour ago
The 14 Brigade Nigerian Army in Abia, on Saturday conducted free medical outreach in Afaraukwu-Ibekwu, the hometown of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
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Osun State Governor Ademola Adeleke has reversed all appointments Adegboyega Oyetola, his predecessor, made from July 7, 2022, till he left office. Adeleke, who was sworn in as Osun State governor on Sunday, also ordered the immediate freezing of all accounts of the state. Speaking after taking his oath of office at the Osogbo City…
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Morocco jeopardised Belgium's World Cup hopes as Abdelhamid Sabiri and Zakaria Aboukhlal's late goals secured a surprise 2-0 triumph in Doha on Sunday.