Prof. Adio-Somade;The National President and Founder of AWIFE

AWIFE members with rural women after empowerment Training at Pension hall in FRIN

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The Association of Women in Forestry & Environment (AWIFE) is non governmental, non political and non profit organisation aimed at promoting and increasing the participation of women, especially in the rural areas, in tree planting, sustainable forest resource ultilization and biodiversity conservation through women empowerment strategies in forest management, nusery and plantation establishment technics

Statement of purpose

The association is introducing alternative strategies for forest conservation, and environmental protection by creating awareness on the economic values of multipurpose tree species(MPTs) and popularizing them as potential sources of livelihood.


The proper management of our environment which would result in economic empowerment of women is the primary task and concern of the Association of Women in Forestry and Environment

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