What we do
Our projects aims to support the actors in the rice value chain in a holisitic manner. On the following page you can read insightful stories and reports, highlighting our continuing work on technology and innovation, gender, our partner cooperation, our impact and efforts to make climate friendly rice a reality. You can also read about the various events and happenings that have taken place through the CARI project.
Cooperation, Gender, Technology & Innovation
Women as protagonists of change
To mark the 2021 International Women’s Day, WOFAN rewarded 300 smallholder women farmers from Dogon Bauchi and Samaru, Zaria, Kaduna state, Nigeria, with input and processing equipment, to motivate them to take their development into their own hands.
Climate Smart, Gender, Technology & Innovation
Advancing Adoption to Climate Change through ICT Solutions for Nigerian Rice Farmers – a Changemaker’s Story
For years, this divide was assumed to be symptomatic of technical challenges: The thinking went that women would catch up with men when the world had cheaper devices and lower connectivity prices, due to the limited purchasing power and financial independence of women compared with men.
How curiosity leads to yield and quality increase
Bumpy roads, small villages and elephant grass, line the route from Accra down to the rural area called Fievie in the Volta Region. Only one hundred kilometres east of Ghana´s capital, you will find rice fields stretching across hundreds of hectares.