PRESS RELEASE – 12.06.19

PRESS RELEASE AWAN-AFRIKA 1STCONTINENTAL CONFERENCE AND #VALUE4HER B2B FAIR 12 June 2019, Nairobi – The 1stEdition of AWAN-Afrika Continental Conference themed ‘The Role of Women and Youth in Agribusiness for Inclusive Market Transformation across Africa’takes place between 12thand 13thJune 2019in Nairobi, Kenya. The Continental Conference and B2B Fair is a platform for African women in Agribusiness to discuss...
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German African Sustainability Conference (GASIC) held at Tangaza University in Nairobi, Kenya.

AWAN-Afrika was a partner in this Year’s German African Sustainability Conference (GASIC) held at Tangaza University College between 27th – 1st March 2019 in Nairobi, Kenya. The 3-day event started with a 2 day Hackathon training and challenge focused on four sectors – Agribusiness, Education, Green Economy and Health. AWAN-Afrika successfully led the Agribusiness sector Hackathon Challenge...
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AWAN Communique on Addis Ababa Meeting 28-29 January 2019

Agriculture plays a significant role in Africa as it employs 65% of the work force and contributes 32% of GDP. Similarly, approximately 70% of Africa’s population depend directly on agriculture for their livelihood. Over 62% of economically active women in Africa work in agriculture as producers, traders and processors. However, strong links to high-value markets,...