The Founder and Executive Director of WOFAN, Hajia Salamatu Garba emerged the overall winner of Value4her Women Agriprenuer of the Year 2021 (WAYA2021) of which over 2500 competed from 21 African Countries.
The award recognizes WOFAN ‘s innovations in the field of mobilising over 4500 functional and mobilized key smallholder farmer’s groups, as well as creating 5000 fully registered women and youth’s agribusiness of which 80% are women, into various agribusinesses along various crop value sectors.
The 2021 Africa Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) was a hybrid summit with the theme “Pathways to Recovery and Resilient Food Systems” hosted in partnership with the Government of Kenya.
The Summit convenes close to 7,000 participants virtually, including African presidents, agriculture ministers, agricultural stakeholders, Multilateral and experts to discuss ways the continent can transform food systems and accelerate progress to eradicating hunger and poverty.
Salamatu is a Chevening scholar and an Ashoka Fellow fully celebrated by her alumni
WOMEN FARMERS ADVANCEMENT NETWORK.