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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...

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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Niger women farmers help each other when banks fail them

As smallholder women farmers in Niger State face difficulties in accessing loans from banks and approved agricultural institutions, they have learnt to lean on...

SPECIAL REPORT: Women farmers respond to climate change using alternative cultivation methods

By Titilope FADARE REDUCED rainfall and herders' invasion of farms, both directly or indirectly linked to climate change, are forcing women farmers to adopt changes...

Women farmers in Oke-Ogun protest, allege diversion of inputs to non-farmers

BAD roads, lack of access to modern farm implements, lack of funds, insecurity and climate change notwithstanding, women-farmers in Oke-Ogun, Oyo State, have alleged that inputs meant for them are diverted to non-farmers within the area.
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Fear of hunger mounts: How Covid-19 is ravaging farmers’ efforts

The restriction of movements by federal and state governments in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak in the country appears to have hampered progress...

COVID-19: Women farmers in Anambra recount negative impacts on businesses

By Alfred AJAYI The global health challenge, COVID-19, which affected every sphere of life in Nigeria and across the globe, has not spared the agricultural...

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