PRESS RELEASE: WARDC Calls for Government Support For Small Holders Women Farmers In Osun state

Women Advocates Research and Documentation Center (WARDC) calls on Osun State Government to support women efforts in Agric as she launches her Women Lead in Agric Project in the State supported by the USAID, Strengthening Advocacy and Civic Engagement. Women Advocates Research and Documentation Center (WARDC) calls on the government of Osun State to support […]

WARDC Tasks FG For Support Of Small Holders Women Farmers

The Women Advocates’ Research and Documentation Centre (WARDC) has called on the federal government to support women small holder farmers in the country by providing gender friendly policies that will make their contribution more visible and sustainable.  The Executive Director of the organisation, Dr Abiola Akiyode-Afolabi, made the call, Tuesday, when she led a delegation […]

Strengthening Advocacy And Civic Engagement (SACE) On Women Lead Agric Project

Overall Goal of the Project: Strengthen existing and emerging women mobilization platforms and small holder women farmers associations for sustainable organizing for change and policy influencing in Agricultural sector. Geographic Coverage: Benue, Enugu, Kwara and Osun States Small holder women farmers constitute about 70 percent of Agric labour force but they lack access to Agric […]

Ministry Of Women Affairs Wants CBN To Review Collateral For Granting Loan For Women

The Ministry of Women Affairs has indicated possible negotiation with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to review the collateral used in granting loan to women, saying a situation where certificate of occupancy is demanded as collateral from women who cannot even afford to buy a land is worrisome. This is coming as the CBN […]