AGRA is hosting a special TalkCorner as a side event for the UNFSSS Dialogue to consolidate and spotlight the role of women in food systems transformation. The talk corner will feature Dr Hajia Salamatu Garba the founder of Women Farmers Advancement Network (WOFAN), as she reflects on lessons from her years of experience advancing women’s participation in food systems transformation. Dr Garba is also the overall winner of the VALUE4HER Women Agripreneurs of the Year Awards (WAYA2021) in recognition of her efforts in mobilizing functional women led smallholder farmer’s groups, as well as creating commercially registered women agribusiness.
The TalkCorner aims to consolidate and spotlight the role of women in food systems transformation emphasize and create awareness on the critical role of women in achieving agenda 2030. Based on lessons learnt the TalkCorner will highlight game changing solution to enable women’s equal participation in African food systems.