Agrihouse Foundation in collaboration with Global Affairs Canada, Yara Ghana, RDF Ghana LBG, and the World Food Programme, is gearing up for the highly anticipated 5th Women in Food and Agricultural Leadership Training Forum (WOFAGRIC) and the Gold in the Soil Awards.
Scheduled to take place from tomorrow, July 26th to 27th, 2023, in Koforidua, Eastern Region at the Bedtime Hotel,under the theme “OVERCOMING THE BARRIERS TO WOMEN AGRIBUSINESS DEVELOPMENT: THE ROLE OF STAKEHOLDERS.”This annual intervention will honour and celebrate the outstanding achievements of women farmers and women with disabilities, acknowledging their significant contributions to the agricultural industry.
The 5th Women in Food and Agricultural Leadership Training Forum(WOFAGRIC) and Gold in the Soil Awards have earned widespread recognition as a transformative platform that promotes change, fosters networking opportunities, and encourages knowledge-sharing among women farmers and women with disabilities. The event showcases their accomplishments while addressing the challenges they encounter, providing a supportive environment for their growth and advancement within the agricultural sector.
In a statement by the Executive Director of Agrihouse Foundation, Alberta Nana Akyaa Akosa, she expressed her enthusiasm about the upcoming event. She emphasized the importance of acknowledging and celebrating the immense efforts and achievements of women farmers and women with disabilities in the agricultural landscape.
“At Agrihouse Foundation, our vision is to create a platform that empowers women in agriculture, fostering their growth and showcasing their invaluable contributions to the sector,” stated Alberta Nana Akyaa Akosa. “The 5th Women in Food and Agricultural Leadership Training Forum(WOFAGRIC) and Gold in the Soil Awards represent a momentous occasion for us to celebrate the resilience, innovation, and dedication of women farmers and women with disabilities. We believe that by recognizing their hard work, we can inspire future generations and drive further progress within the agricultural sector .”
Throughout the two-day event, attendees can anticipate a diverse range of activities, including panel discussions, training workshops, exhibitions, and networking opportunities. These platforms will enable participants to gain valuable insights, learn best practices, and foster collaborations that can shape the future of agriculture in Ghana.
Furthermore, the Gold in the Soil Awards will honour exceptional women farmers and women with disabilities who have made significant contributions to the agricultural sector. Their dedication, innovation, and impact will be celebrated, inspiring others to follow in their footsteps and contribute to the growth and development of the industry.
other sponsors for the 5th Women in Food and Agricultural Leadership Training Forum(WOFAGRIC) and Gold in the Soil Awards includes Interplast Limited,Ghana Exim Bank ,Browngi Tractors and Implements ,others includes RST Machinery limited,Rainbow Agrosciences and HJA Africa.
The 5th WOFAGRIC and Gold in the Soil Awards symbolize a pivotal moment in the advancement of women farmers and women with disabilities in Ghana. Through recognition, education, and collaboration, the event aims to break down barriers, promote gender equality, and create a more inclusive agricultural sector that harnesses the potential of all individuals.
As Agrihouse Foundation continues its journey towards agricultural transformation and breaking barriers the role of women farmers and women with disabilities cannot be overstated. Their resilience, expertise, and determination are integral to ensuring food security, promoting sustainable practices, and fostering economic growth.