AWAK was honoured to be part of the Africa Women in Agricultural Research Development (AWARD) strategy 2023-2027 launch that builds on their 15 years Experience in strengthening Gender Responsive Development for Africa.
AWAK had the distinct honor of hosting our esteemed donors,The Croda Foundation, for the Resilient Recovery Project – RRP Project in a significant event in Nairobi County, where our dedicated field team, led by our National Executive Chair lady, accompanied the Executive Director of Croda Foundation, Mr. Rommel Moseley, and Grant Associate, Mr. Ben Smitton, got to visit beneficiaries from Korogocho and Kawangware slums – the heart of the RRP Project.
World Food Forum 2023 provided a unique platform for AWAK to amplify its commitment to driving positive change in the agrifood sector through youth involvment.
AWAK showcased the inspiring success stories of project participants who have been sponsored through the Coca Cola Foundation initiative. These individuals are actively involved in practices that promote Food Security & Nutrition, Food processing/Value addition, and Clean Energy Through techniques like Urban farming, Baking, and Briquettes making, they are transforming their lives and making a real impact on their communities. AWAK in collaboration with the Mombasa County Government Department of Blue Economy Agriculture and Livestock won three awards in the agriculture category.
Our National Executive Chairlady Ms. Judy Matu had the honor and the privilege to announce the WAYA 2023 winner for the value addition category at the ongoing #AGRF2023 summit.
The #Value4Her Women Agriprenuers of the Year Award (WAYA) is a prestigious recognition initiative led by AGRA and launched in 2021 as part of AGRA’s flagship Value4Her program. The award aims to empower women Agriprenuers across Africa.
AWAK has teamed up with the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) to spearhead a transformative project in Kitui, Makueni, and Taita Taveta counties. This initiative, aptly named the ‘Accelerating Impacts of CGIAR Climate Research for Africa’ (AICCRA), is set to usher in a new era of climate-resilient farming practices, propelling local communities toward prosperity and sustainability.
Being a member of the Food and Land Use Coalition Kenya (FOLU), AWAK took part in a workshop hosted by FOLU, a pivotal event aimed at shaping Kenya’s Food Systems and Land Use Action Plan for the years 2024-2030, to represent the voices and concerns of smallholder farmers.
Through a strategic collaboration with the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), the Association of Women in Agriculture Kenya (AWAK) is at the forefront of the Accelerating Impacts of CGIAR Climate Research for Africa (Aiccra) project, generously funded by the World. This endeavor is poised to initiate a paradigm shift towards climate-resilient farming practices, catalyzing prosperity and sustainability within local communities.
AWAK, in partnership with the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), is at the forefront of the pioneering Accelerating Impacts of CGIAR Climate Research for Africa (Aiccra) project, which has received substantial funding from the World. This endeavor is set to inaugurate a fresh era of climate-resilient agricultural practices, propelling local communities toward prosperity and sustainability.
Greetings, fellow conservationists and nature enthusiasts! On this special occasion of #WorldMangroveDay, the Association of Women in Agriculture, Kenya (AWAK) is proud to share our recent efforts in restoring and protecting our valuable mangrove ecosystems.
In a groundbreaking partnership, AWAK has joined forces with the Office of the First Lady, Her Excellency Mama Rachel Ruto, under the ‘Mama Doing Good’ initiative.
AWAK embarks on a transformative partnership with Strathmore University and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through the Kenya Small Business Development Center (SBDC) project to support beneficiaries enterprises
AWAK’s participation in this vital meeting signifies a crucial step towards breaking trade barriers and promoting the economic empowerment of women in Kenyan agriculture.
The Association of Women in Agricultures Kenya (AWAK) is proud to announce we have officially joined the The Food and Land Use (FOLU) Kenya Coalition network as one of the member organisations.
The ICCRA project is dedicated to making climate information services and climate-smart agriculture more accessible to millions of farmers across Africa. By providing better access to technology and advisory services, coupled with crucial information
Thanks to the generous support of Krushan Foundation, we are officially scaling up the Resilient Recovery Project (RRP) at Ziwa la Ng’ombe slums. Our ongoing RRP project is designed to enhance food security and nutrition, promote the adoption of clean energy, and encourage profitable agribusine
We had the honour of hosting the County Assembly Committe for Blue Economy, Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries – Mombasa County Assembly; Led by their Chairman Hon. Mbelle in our offices earlier today. The team was on a familiarisation visit, to know more about AWAK and seek possible areas of collaboration.
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Today’s food production, climate action, and economic empowerment trainings sessions featured the remarkable Korogocho United, a women’s football team comprised of reformed young mothers who turned to sports as a means to distance themselves from social vices.
In the heart of the vibrant African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) Summit 2022, the Association of Women in Agriculture Kenya (AWAK) stood tall, exemplifying the pivotal role of women in nourishing the world.
The project improves food security among urban slum families who
Youth Alive! Kenya has partnered with AWAK in a phase 2 project dubbed ‘Resilient recovery for vulnerable mothers living in urban informal settlement areas
In a compelling address during the Agroecology: Ecosystem-Based Adaptation in Agriculture discussion at COP26, the Executive Chairlady of the Association of Women in Agriculture Kenya, highlighted the efforts AWAK is putting on to empower women smallholder farmers through climate resilient agricultural practices.
Milk is our white gold. Chemical contamination of milk was