WOFAGRIC &

Gold in the Soil Awards

WOFAGRIC seeks to pay tribute to the efforts and contribution by women, young female ‘agripreneurs’ , female students  and women with disabilities for their roles toward ensuring food security, poverty alleviation, employment creation and ultimately helping the economy.

 

  • Leadership training
  • Mentorship and guidance dialogue
  • Produce a documentary to showcase the works of the women and the award winners
  • Role models
  • Organize Gold in the Soil Awards for outstanding women in Agric
  • Showcasing through exhibitions and conferences, the works, products and services of women in Agric in Ghana and beyond.

 

The program was launched in 2018 with the main event coming off in March,2019

AGSTUD AFRICA

WHAT IS WOFAGRIC?

Women in Food and Agric Leadership Training Forum & Expo (WOFAGRIC) is Agrihouse’s expert opinion sharing, mentoring, training, coaching, networking and learning platform for women in agriculture; i.e. smallholder, commercial, aggregator, buyer, beginner, processor, marketer, ICT, etc.
WOFAGRIC forms part of efforts to empower women, promote their works, expand their horizon, recognize and award their works and further mentor and inspire other women to venture into Agribusiness.

WHAT IS ITS AIM?

The event also serves as a leadership and training platform that recognizes, encourages and empowers smallholder women farmers and women agripreneurs through motivational, training and mentoring sessions.
It aims at teaching women, through competence-base approaches, demonstrations, soft skills, that they can employ in agribusiness to create jobs, enhance their livelihoods and improve their social, economic, human and environmental agribusiness drive and agenda .
It equally gives women a voice, whiles strengthening their agribusiness enterprises , through the provision of market intelligence, price information, training and skills needed to improve their business performance.

WHAT IS GOLD IN THE SOIL AWARDS

The Gold in the soil awards is a women-focused award ceremony that promotes, strengthens and Motivates a paradigm shift in projecting women achievers in agribusiness, through the recognition and celebration of women pioneers and trailblazers, who push the boundaries along the agribusiness value chain, especially at the community, Districts and regional levels, within and across the country.
It brings to the lime-light women working, thriving, excelling and making waves in the field of agriculture.

PROGRAM FOCUS OUTLINE FOR THE 2-DAY EVENT

Participation cuts across smallholder women , rural women, women achievers, ‘agriprenuers’ and youth in agriculture.
It runs for 2days, alongside WOFAGRIC.

HOW DO WE UNEARTH OUR GOLD IN THE SOIL?

The spotlight is focused on the nominated women’s farms and businesses, and tells their story through a documentary series that dwells on passion, drive, excitement, challenges, short and long term vision, in a way designed to inspire and mentor viewers.

WHAT IS THE STRUCTURE?

The event is designed to have a rotational venue from Region to Region annually, thereby unearthing heroic women in each Region and ultimately supporting to build a strong and organic data of women who are passionately working to improve nutrition and make our lives better by putting food on the table.

WHAT IT SEEKS TO ACHIEVE

It seeks to recognize and reward pioneers and trailblazers; the women who push the boundaries along the Agric value chain.

WHO ENGAGES OR PARTICIPATES?

Panel Discussions, Competence based Training and Soft-skills sessions, Fire in my heart, Grace in my Soul, Mentor Pair up (Aspire to be), Gathering of the Royals, Exhibitions, Documentary and Award Ceremony.

GOLD IN THE SOIL AWARD CATEGORIES.

The award categories are;

  • Passion for the Farm Awards,
  •  She-innovates Award,
  • The Super Woman Award,
  • Climate-Smart Women Project Award,
  • Woman in Extension Services Award,
  • Star in Ag Award, Royal Agro Award,
  • Diamond in the rough award,
  • Feed to Food Award,
  • The Change Champion Award,
  • Lady of the Region Export Award,
  • Development Partner Award,
  • Princess Carla Award,
  • Gold in the Soil Award,
  • Agro Legend Award.

Location

Dzorwulu
DIGITAL ADDRESS:
GA-120-6228

Phone

+233  24  462  3012

Email

info@agrihousefoundation.com

Open Hours

Mon: 9am - 5pm
Tue: 9am - 5pm
Wed: 9am - 5pm
Thur: 9am - 5pm
Fri: 9am - 5pm
Sat: Closed
Sun: Closed

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