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Women Set to Drive Nigeria's Male-Dominated Farming Industry

A new initiative by farming collective Alluvial Agriculture seeks to level the field for female farmers. The company, which provides education and market access for smallholder producers across Africa, has begun training and financially supporting 50 women across 15 Nigerian states to become tractor owner-operators. The programme is part of a joint initiative with Mastercard Foundation, with training from Tata International Nigeria. Read on

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"For too long, women have been excluded from agricultural finance and mechanisation, despite the fact that they are the backbone of our industry." Nigerian women farmers are being approved for the a joint initiative by farming collective Alluvial Agriculture and Mastercard Foundation with training from Tata International.

A new initiative by farming collective Alluvial Agriculture seeks to level the field for female farmers. The company, which provides education and market access for smallholder producers across Africa, has begun training and financially supporting 50 women across 15 Nigerian states to become tractor owner-operators. The programme is part of a joint initiative with Mastercard Foundation, with training from Tata International Nigeria.

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