Senate promises speedy passage of extension revitalisation bill

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Agriculture Production and Rural Development, Senator Saliu Mustapha, on Thursday assured stakeholders in the agricultural sector of the speedy passage of the Agriculture Extension Revitalization Bill into law. Senator Mustapha gave the assurance when he received the draft Agriculture Extension Revitalization Bill in his office at the Red Chamber from stakeholders…

Stakeholders present draft agric extension revitalisation bill to NASS

Stakeholders in the Agricultural Sector, under the umbrella of the Women Farmers Advancement Network (WOFAN) Icon 2 Project, supported by the Mastercard Foundation, on Thursday presented the Draft Agricultural Extension Revitalization Bill to the Chairman Senate Committee on Agriculture. The Executive Director of WOFAN Hajia Salamatu Garba, noted that the stakeholders were able to get…

Senate pledges speedy passage of agric extension revitalisation bill

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Agriculture Production and Rural Development, Senator Saliu Mustapha, on Thursday assured stakeholders in the agricultural sector of the speedy passage of the Agriculture Extension Revitalization Bill into law. Senator Mustapha gave the assurance when he received the draft Agriculture Extension Revitalization Bill in his office at the Red Chamber from stakeholders…

Senate receives agric extension revitalisation bill, assures speedy passage

Senator Saliu Mustapha, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture Production and Rural Development, has affirmed to the prompt passage of the Agriculture Extension Revitalisation Bill into law presented by stakeholders in the agricultural sector, under the umbrella of the Women Farmers Advancement Network (WOFAN) Icon 2 Project, in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation. The…

WOFAN-ICON2 empowers 52,000 women, youth with inputs for wet season farming

Women Farmers Advancement Network, WOFAN,  in collaboration with Palm Valley Nigeria Limited, PVNL, through the Integrated Community-led Network of Hope, ICON2, Project, has empowered 1,733 groups of 52,000 women and youth farmers The beneficiaries were drawn from Nasarawa, Benue and Kaduna States and had been empowered with improved seeds, fertilizer and approved pesticides to produce 1,733 hectares…

52,000 Women, Youths Empowered For Wet Season Farming

No fewer than 52,000 women and youth farmers have received agro inputs from the Women Farmers Advancement Network (WOFAN), in collaboration with Palm Valley Nigeria Limited (PVNL) for the 2024 wet season farming on Thursday in Lafia, Nasarawa State. The beneficiaries were drawn from Nasarawa, Benue and Kaduna States. The gesture, which was in collaboration…

52,000 northern women get inputs for wet season farming

The Women Farmers Advancement Network in collaboration with Palm Valley Nigeria Limited, through the Integrated Community-led Network of Hope project, has empowered no fewer than 52,000 women and youth farmers resident in Nasarawa, Benue and Kaduna States with farming inputs to ensure food sufficiency in the three northern states of the country. Our correspondent reports…

WOFAN Cultivates Empowerment: Bridging Opportunities for Inclusion in Bauchi State

Amidst the celebrations of international women’s day, Malam Akilu Ishaq Abdulkarim, the program manager of the Bauchi State Agricultural Development Program (BSADP), urged persons living with disabilities in Bauchi State to embrace farming as a means of livelihood. Speaking at an event to commemorate International Women’s Day, organized by the Women Farmers Advancement Network (WOFAN)…

International Women’s Day: WOFAN, partners launch mobility aid for healthcare

Women in Gwarimpa Village and environs in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) could not contain their joy today as they celebrated the 2024 International Women’s Day (IWD) with the launch of an innovative portable ambulance to promote inclusive access to healthcare in underserved communities by WOFAN-ICON2 Project and some of the organisation’s partners. The portable…

2024 IWD: Group unveils mobility aid in FCT communities

Following the need to strengthen the extension service system in Nigeria, stakeholders including Commissioners of Agriculture, Permanent Secretaries in State Ministries of Agriculture and some key Heads of government agencies on Wednesday met on the updated Draft Agricultural Extension Service Delivery Revitalization Bill. According to the stakeholders at the Women Farmers Advancement Network (WOFAN-ICON) Project,…