Women farmers in Kano accuse govt of exclusion

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Female farmers in Kano state allege that they are excluded in the various agricultural schemes and empowerment programmes, especially those implemented by the state government. Chairperson of the women wing of the All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) in the state, Fatima Sharif, who spoke to journalists in Kano lamented that female farmers in the state had been abandoned to their fate without being factored into various empowerment programmes run by the state government. “It is discouraging to see that after being courageous enough and our subsequent engagement in what…

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