Rural Women Energy Security

RUWES Nigeria is thrilled to share the remarkable support and commitment demonstrated by the Ministry of Agriculture towards fostering a cleaner, greener environment. The world environment day, held with great enthusiasm, saw a significant representation from the Ministry, highlighting the importance of sustainable practices in agriculture and the empowerment of rural women.

Representing the Minister of Agriculture, made a powerful statement of commitment to a cleaner environment. The Minister emphasized the Ministry’s dedication to advancing agricultural practices that are both sustainable and environmentally friendly. This pledge is a testament to the growing recognition of the crucial intersection between agriculture and environmental stewardship.

In his address, the Minister reiterated the Ministry’s unwavering support for agriculture and rural women. He highlighted the pivotal role that rural women play in the agricultural sector and acknowledged their efforts in driving sustainable practices. The Minister praised the RUWES initiative for its impactful work in empowering rural women with the knowledge and skills necessary to adopt and promote eco-friendly practices.

The Minister commended the efforts of the RUWES initiative, acknowledging the significant impact it has made in the lives of rural women. By providing hands-on training in key areas of sustainability, RUWES has enabled women to become champions of environmental conservation within their communities. The Minister expressed his admiration for the initiative’s dedication to creating a sustainable future through the empowerment of women.

The World Environment Day celebration at RUWES was marked by a series of engaging and informative activities. Participants were trained in various sustainable practices, including briquette production from agricultural waste, setting up biogas digesters, producing methane for clean energy, and creating clay pot water dispensers for clean drinking water. These hands-on sessions equipped the women with practical skills to implement in their communities, fostering a ripple effect of positive environmental change.

The Ministry of Agriculture’s commitment to supporting RUWES and promoting sustainable agriculture practices is a significant step towards achieving a cleaner, more sustainable environment. By empowering rural women, we are not only enhancing their livelihoods but also ensuring the health and well-being of their communities and the planet.

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