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Smallholder Women Farmers


VIDEO: Can women farmers survive the odds?

AN estimated 70 percent of agricultural produce in Nigeria is produced by smallholder farmers, majority of whom are women. The women play a vital role...

Our plight as female farmers

By Innocent DURU IN October 2019, the Federal Government launched the National Gender Policy in Agriculture (NGPA), to give women farmers across the country more...

Food crisis looms in Anambra

...As climate change, govt neglect cripple business for women farmers By Aloysius ATTAH, Onitsha IFEYINWA Mbonu, a small-scale farmer in Anambra State, finds it hard to...
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Abuja women farmers at the mercy of changing climate

AGNES Matthias has been idle at home for months, waiting for the rains to fall so she could begin work on her farm. She wakes...

Climate change threatens our survival, women farmers in Niger cry out

FEMALE  farmers in Niger State have raised  alarm that Nigeria might experience a severe food crisis beginning from this year because of the adverse...

How Abuja women farmers resort to self-help

DESPITE being close to the seat of power, smallholder women farmers in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) are starved of  implements needed to drive...
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Jigawa women farmers decry neglect as govt pays lip service to agriculture

Elijah Ojonicko AKOJI FOR most farmers, rainfall brings blessings and gains. But in Madori Local Government Area, Jigawa State, it has become a source of...

The many hurdles of women farmers in Niger

By Obinna UNAEZE GRACE Disa was discouraged at the fact that no funds were allocated to smallholder women farmers in Niger State. In March 2021,...

Climate change: Oyo smallholder female farmers count losses, seek govt. support

By Akinwale ABOLUWADE  FOR female farmers in Oyo State under the aegis of Smallholder Women Farmers of Nigeria (SWOFON), climate change is a compelling reality...
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