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Join Africa's largest agribusiness network for women and youth. As a member of AWAN Afrika, you will have access to numerous sources of information, financing opportunities, training, networking events and access to domestic, the greater regional and global agribusiness markets.

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AWAN Afrika is a Pan African non-profit organization limited by guarantee that provides a platform for African women and youth in Agribusiness to access markets, trade information and finance as envisaged in The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals 5, 8, 3, 2 and 1.

  • Present in 43 African countries
  • A network of 2500 women & youth-owned VSSMLEs Agri-businesses across the Continent
  • Impacting 500, 000 Very Small Agri-businesses
  • Represented by AWAN Under30 champions at 40%.
  • The Secretariat team has over 100 years of combined industry experience
  • AWAN Afrika business members have a combined net worth of over $100Million per annum.
  • Language diversity: English, French, Portuguese, Arabic and Kiswahili

To expand our platform for women and youth in agribusiness to access markets and inclusive finance for continental and global competitiveness, and for achieving the Africa We Want (Agenda 2063)

To incubate, facilitate, enable and accelerate growth for women and youth-owned agribusiness through our four pillars.

To empower women and youth to leverage opportunities to increase trade in the regional markets, tap into the newly created Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and the global market.

Our target is to connect 15 MILLION women & youth engaged in Agribusiness across the continent by Dec 2025.