About Us

Guzakuza

Guzakuza brand is trusted in Africa and represents ๐—ช๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—”๐—ด๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฏ๐˜‚๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜€ and the best they have to offer. In 7+ years, we have directly helped over 5,000 women in agribusiness from 23 countries to solve real problems in Africa by creating, connecting and catalysing their personal and business growth.

We ๐œ๐ซ๐ž๐š๐ญ๐ž the right environment for women in agribusiness to build their agribusinesses, find their voice and push for friendly policies. We ๐œ๐จ๐ง๐ง๐ž๐œ๐ญ women in agribusiness across Africa and the diaspora to opportunities. We make strategic collaborations and partnerships happen. We’ve been a ๐œ๐š๐ญ๐š๐ฅ๐ฒ๐ฌ๐ญ for the growth of women in agribusiness by providing them with relevant tools and resources. ๐™’๐™š ๐™˜๐™ง๐™š๐™–๐™ฉ๐™š, ๐™˜๐™ค๐™ฃ๐™ฃ๐™š๐™˜๐™ฉ & ๐™˜๐™–๐™ฉ๐™–๐™ก๐™ฎ๐™จ๐™š !

Highlighting the expertise of women in food and agribusiness and help them build a network of female leaders. The WAW focuses on providing content on the most current and critical topics in food and agribusiness. Enjoy unparalleled networking opportunities for producers, manufacturers, service providers, buyers, suppliers, cooperatives, and more.ย 

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The Women in Agribusiness Week (WAW)

Is a week-long series of impactful activities to strengthen collaborations among Women in Agribusiness and stakeholders and to salute their achievements. The Women in Agribusiness Week will run under the theme โ€˜Revitalizing Partnerships for Sustainable Agribusiness Developmentโ€™. WAW which will later be replicated in other African countries is scheduled for 24th to 29th of October 2022 in three major regions in Ghana which are Accra, Kumasi and Tamale.

WAW is for everyone who is passionate about agriculture, food and agribusiness. Last year, Guzakuza worked to ensure the needs and aspirations of Women-led small and medium sized Agribusinesses were integrated into the first ever United Nations Food Systems Summit. This year, participants will benefit from a wide range of activities. An opportunity to interact with Traditional leaders on the best ways to acquire lands for agricultural purposes, have firsthand information on policies regarding agribusiness in the country, and to exhibit their products. Tertiary students will also be engaged to see the vast opportunities available in the agricultural sector. The media, allies and diasporas will have their turn to engage.

Outcomes
First is to form an apex body of Women in Agribusiness in Ghana (Bring together Agri-entrepreneurs and Professionals to collaborate to build a resilient ecosystem in Ghana)
And lastly; to present a signed petition to the President of Ghana

It is a time to recognise the myriad achievements of women in agribusiness and their positive impact on the economy of our country.

objectives

Publicise the achievements of Women in Agribusiness and Professionals in Ghana.

To form an apex body of Women in Agribusiness in Ghana (Bring together Agri-entrepreneurs and Professionals to collaborate to build a resilient ecosystem in Ghana)

To harness the public and private sectors to open new doors for women in agribusiness.

To engage the government on the need to collaborate with Women in Agribusiness on issues affecting them.