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,…

2024 IWD: WOFAN & Partners Launch Portable Ambulance to Promote Inclusive Access to Healthcare in rural farming 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,…

2024 IWD: WOFAN, Partners Launch Ambulance To Promote Inclusive Access To Healthcare In Rural Farming FCT Communities

Women in Gwarimpa Village and environs in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) could not contain their joy on Thursday 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 organization’s partners. SOLACEBASE reports that the portable ambulance,…

IWD: WOFAN Supports FCT Rural Women With Medical Facilities

The Women Farmers Advancement Network (WOFAN-ICON) has provided Lab-ulance, a novel healthcare solution for Gwarimpa village’s farming community in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The project is supported by MasterCard Foundation and in collaboration with Benson Colman and Associate Limited as gesture in celebration of International Women’s Day. The ‘Lab-ulance,’ a tricycle equipped with medical…

State Government, Stakeholders Validate Agric Extension Service Bill

Some agricultural stakeholders on Wednesday validated the Draft Agricultural Extension Service Delivery Revitalisation Bill to strengthen the extension service system in the country. The stakeholders made their inputs at a one-day Technical and Consultation Workshop in Abuja. The participants at the workshop include State Commissioners for Agriculture, Permanent Secretaries in State Ministries of Agriculture and…

Food security: State govts, stakeholders meet to expedite action on agric extension bill

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,…

2024 International Women’s Day: WOFAN, Partners launch portable ambulance to promote inclusive access to Healthcare in rural farming FCT communities

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 organization’s partners. The portable ambulance, known as Labulance is an ambulance on three wheels (tricycle) which also…

Stakeholders commit to food security in Nigeria with agricultural extension service delivery bill

Women Farmers Advancement Network (WOFAN) ICON2 and stakeholders in the legal and agricultural sectors have convened a multi-stakeholder meeting on Revised Draft Agricultural Extension Service Delivery Revitalisation Bill for a fruitful technical discussion and deliberations to move the Draft Agricultural Extension Service Delivery Revitalization Bill from policies into a workable Bill. The one-day multi stakeholder…