70 per cent of farmers in Nigeria are women ―SWOFON

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70 per cent of farmers in Nigeria are women ―SWOFON

Small Scale Women Farmers Organisation (SWOFON) have attributed most challenges facing farming by women is the activities of “political farmers’’ while claiming that 70 per cent of farmers in Nigeria now are women.

This statement was made by the national coordinator of the group, Mrs Janet Adejoh, in Abuja.

Participants, who spoke with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in separate interviews, in Abuja, said they were being short-changed.

Political farmers are commonly referred to as persons who are not farmers but often intercept credit facilities and other opportunities meant for real farmers, thereby denying them direct access.

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