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Climate change: Experts advocate solar irrigation for female farmers, smallholders seek support

Women farmers

Some people see the effect of climate change as only experiencing heat instead of cold weather but, to a smallholder farmer like Comfort Oyadeji, the effects are somewhat devastating. Female smallholder farmers Irregular rainfalls cost her 100 per cent of her investment in her agricultural enterprise in the 2020 farming season, according to her. She said: “I did not make ...

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UN sustainability scheme targets female smallholder farmers

Women farmers

Female smallholder farmers are the primary players and beneficiaries of a programme aimed at improving food security in the country. Executive Director, Women Farmers Advancement Network (WOFAN), Dr. Hajia Salamatu Garba, who made the disclosure at a two-day consultation workshop held in Abuja recently, noted that the scheme would support efforts to scale-up more sustainable and more resilient approaches, practices ...

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