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Girls’ Power Initiative (GPI) Calabar joins to celebrate the 2022 United Nations International Day for Rural Women organised by Women wing of CAN (WOWICON) with support from UNWOMEN with the theme; Rural Women Cultivating Good Food For All.

The event which held today 20th of October 2022 at Channel view hotel, Calabar had in attendance representative of relevant Government MDAs, Religious leaders, CBOs, women farmers from different rural communities across some LGAs in Cross River as well as women from Ebonyi and Benue States.

Part of the activities was a Documentary celebrating women in agriculture, and a

Paper presentation on agricultural transformation for sustainable food system: the role of women and girls.

There was also a remark from the UNWomen Country Rep Mr. Lanssanna to encourage the women as well as exhibition of agriculture products by the rural women.